Cover Story: A Place at the Table
During the economic turmoil of the past decade, Booth professors have been in high demand by government officials around the world. Behind the scenes and in front of microphones, they shape public policy.
Cover Story: The 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards
This year's awards put the spotlight on a seasoned consumer goods marketer, a serial entrepreneur, an economist fighting global poverty, and an international television programmer.
Cover Story: The 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards
How four Chicago Booth alumni found success in the fields of consumer products, ceramics manufacturing, socially driven enterprise, and health care policy to win the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Cover Story: Critical Dialogues
Professor Raghuram Rajan, author of the Financial Times best business book of 2010, Fault Lines, talks with professor Brian Barry about the causes of the financial crisis—and the threats that remain.
Cover Story: The 2010 Distinguished Alumni Awards
How Chicago Booth alumni found success in the airline industry, the health care
business, the retail sector, and the governor's mansion to win the 2010 Distinguished
Cover Story: A Fan Takes Over
Longtime Chicago Cubs fan Tom Ricketts, AB '87, MBA '93, talks
about what it took to buy Major League Baseball's iconic team. Plus: Professor
Tobias Moskowitz analyzes the deal.
Cover Story: Business Forecast 2010: An End to the Recession or a Stalled Recovery?
Unemployment will hover around 9.5 percent, and real housing prices will continue
to drop. But faculty panelists at Business Forecast 2010 predicted economic growth
in the year ahead, even as political mistrust continues to rise.
Cover Story: 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
Cover Story: A Revolution in Marketing
From developing strategy to measuring data-rich results, Chicago Booth's longtime
approach to marketing is rising in prominence. Now data from Nielsen is putting the
school at the forefront of the field.
Cover Story: David Booth, '71, Makes History
Introducing the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. An unprecedented
gift brings a new name — and a new momentum.
Summer/Fall 2008 Cover Story: 2008 Distinguished Alumni Awards
How four Booth alumni expanded health care, created new industries, mastered both
investment and commercial banking, and turned red ink to black to win the 2008 Distinguished
Spring 2008 Cover Story: Citizenship for Sale?
What if the United States began charging $50,000 a person for the legal right to
Winter 2008 Cover Story: Behind the Bling:The truth about sterotypes on spending
Why blacks and Hispanics spend 30 percent more than whites on clothing, cars, and
jewelry, according to research by Erik Hurst and Kerwin Charles.
Who is Craig Nakagawa? Why you should care about him and the other 2007 Distinguished
With a grant from the Templeton Foundation to the Center for Decision Research,
the next generation of behaviorist faculty goes beyond conventional research topics
to study "the good life."
Winter 2007 Cover Story The Cost of War: At What Price, War?
Or, for that matter, At What Price, Peace?
How much will the ongoing conflict in Iraq cost U.S. taxpayers? Less than an indefinite
policy of containment, according to research by professors Steven Davis, Kevin Murphy,
and Robert Topel. Plus: Austan Goolsbee on rebuilding the Middle East.
Summer/Fall 2006 Cover Story A Winning Approach: The 2006 Distinguished Alumni
Distinguished Corporate Alumni Award: John Edwardson, 72 ; Distinguished
Entrepreneurial Alumni Award: Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao, 81 ; Distinguished
Young Alumni Award: Julie Roehm, 95 ; Distinguished Public Service/Public
Sector Award: David Vitale, 76 .
Spring 2006 Cover Story New Venture Challenge: The Competitive Edge
When Chicago Booth students competed in the Edward L. Kaplan New Venture Challenge
in May, it marked the 10th year for the annual business plan competition, which
has launched 25 new companies that have drawn more than $50 million in funding.
Winter 2006 Cover Story The Economist Next Door
Professor Kevin Murphy , winner of a 2005 MacArthur "genius grant,"
talks about research, teaching, and life in the suburbs.
Fall 2005 Cover Story Excellence Around the Globe: The 2005 Distinguished
Alumni Awards Kateryna Yushchenko, 86 , Distinguished Public Service/Public Sector
Alumni Award Thomas Ricketts, 93 , Distinguished Young Alumni Achievement Award Kathryn Gould, 78 , Distinguished Entrepreneurial Alumni Award Jaime Chico Pardo, 74 , Distinguished Corporate Alumni Award
Spring/Summer 2005 Cover Story The State of Investment Banking
Three Wall Street leaders weigh in on the industry. Brady Dougan, AB '81, MBA '82 Thomas Kalaris, '78 Warren Spector, '83
Winter 2005 Cover Story A Successful Approach: The 2004 Distinguished Alumni
They took different paths to the top, but each 2OO4 Distinguished Alumni Award winner
achieved the kind of success that is a hallmark of Chicago Booth.
Summer/Fall 2004 Cover Story Chicago Booth Hyde Park Center Realized
Take a look at the new 415,000-square-foot center, which opened on time for the
2004-5 academic year.
Spring 2004 Cover Story In God We Trust
Research by professor Luigi Zingales takes a new look at the link
between religious beliefs and economics to help explain why some countries prosper
while others struggle.
Winter 2004 Cover Story 2003Distinguished Alumni Awards
The 2003 DAA winners—including the recipient of a new award for young alumni—come
from diverse corners of the business world, illustrating the depth and breadth of
Summer/Fall2003 Cover Story WhyJamal Can't Get a Job
Employers discriminate againstjob applicants with African American-sounding names,
accordingto research by professor Marianne Bertrand.
Spring2003 Cover Story GoingPublic
Life changed in a New Yorkminute for Andy Alper, A.B. '80, M.B.A. '81
, when he leftGoldman Sachs to head up the city's Economic Development Corporation.
Winter2003 Cover Story2002 Distinguished Alumni Awards
Being successful in the food industry can take many forms—bringingan ethnic product
from a neighborhood restaurant to nationwidechains, finding the perfect blend of
household brands to sweepthe market, and turning a vending business into America's
largestconcession company. The winners of this year's Distinguished AlumniAwards
have taken different paths in the same field with outstandingresults.
Summer/Fall2002 Cover StoryA Winning Venture
A gift from Michael P. Polsky, '87, gives entrepreneurshipa boost
at the GSB, where students turn classroom projects intoactual companies year after
Spring2002 Cover StoryBuilding Equity
More than 500 peopleturned out May 18 to see the first spade of dirt turned at 5807South
Woodlawn Avenue. Thats the site where a 415,000-squarefootstructure will house the
GSBs Hyde Park facilities under oneroof for the first time in more than fifty years.
Winter2002 Cover StoryWhat's Next?
The Economic Effects of September 11
Was October too soon to predict the economic fallout from September11? Not for three
University of Chicago professors who venturedto estimate the damage done by the
terrorist attacks and predictthe rate of recovery at a time when Alan Greenspan
was still silent.
Fall2001 Cover Story2001
Distinguished Alumni Awards Chicago Booth annually presents its
Distinguished Alumni Awards,recognizing outstanding contributions to the corporate,
entrepreneurial,and public service arenas.
Winter-Spring2001 Cover Story
The Legacy of Retiring Dean Robert S. Hamada In the eight years
Robert S. Hamada has served as dean of ChicagoGSB, the school expanded into Europe
and Asia, gained two Nobellaureates, and launched a $175 million, five-year comprehensivecampaign.
As he retires, his colleagues recall his achievements.
Fall2000 Cover Story
Recognizing Achievement ChicagoGSB alumni are world leaders in
business. Each year, the GSB honorsthe outstanding achievements of alumni in the
corporate, entrepreneurial,and public service sectors with the Distinguished Alumni
Spring2000 Cover StoryMakingHistory
In March the school kicked off a five-year capital campaign that includesplans for
an integrated GSB campus that will bring classrooms,faculty offices, research space,
and GSB support services underone roof for the first time.
Winter2000 Cover StoryRedefining Retirement Work--paidand volunteer--plays
a prominent role in the lives of six alumniwho have no intention of slowing down.
Fall1999 Cover Story
1999 Distinguished Alumni Awards Chicago alumni are world leaders
in business. They set and redefinecorporate strategies, envision and excute bold
new ventures, andprovide tireless service to the public through government andnonprofit
Summer1998 Cover Story
Navigating Growth Startinga business is tough, but growing a business
can be tougher. Onceyour good idea has taken off, how do you determine how fast
youcan expand your business?