Cover The 2009 Distinguished Alumni Awards
How four Chicago Booth alumni tackled government corruption, beat the market downturn, changed public education through technology, and returned a firm to employee ownership to win the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Capital Ideas: Minding the Racial Wage Gap
Economists have doubted how large a role race plays in the racial wage gap, but research by Kerwin Kofi Charles and Jonathan Guryan shows prejudice is still a significant factor.
Management Conference 2009: Management of the Markets
With markets facing an enormous challenge, Management Conference drew a record-breaking audience to hear Chicago Booth faculty discuss government’s role in economic recovery, executive compensation, and the importance of human capital. Plus: A conversation with moderator Ray Suarez, AM ’93, veteran journalist.
Why Stocks Are Risky for Long-Term Investing
Conventional investment wisdom advocates holding equities long term, but the approach is riskier than perceived, according to research by Lubos Pastor. Plus: Faculty on the housing bubble, choosing mortgage default, and how employers view layoffs.