• Is That College Worth the Price Tag?
    Students in the United States who attend different colleges go on to earn vastly different amounts. Chicago Booth Review shares research by Chicago Booth’s Jack Mountjoy and Washington University in St. Louis’s Brent Hickman, who say graduates' income overwhelmingly reflects preexisting differences in the earnings. Read more potential of incoming students, rather than substantial variation in the value added by a school itself. Read more »
  • How Sending Stimulus Checks to the Poor Can Boost the US Economy
    MIT PhD students Joel P. Flynn and John Sturm and Chicago Booth’s Christina Patterson find that to get the maximum bang for the buck in spurring the economy, lawmakers should give the money to the people who will spend the most of it rather than sock it away in savings, as many Americans did with COVID-19 relief checks. Learn more »
  • Looking at What Could Be
    How did JP Gan,'99, become one of the world’s leading venture capitalists? Read more »
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Alumni to Know
  • R. Michael Carruthers

    Elevation Oncology, a New York–based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announced the appointment of R. Michael Carruthers, ’93 (XP-62), to its board of directors.

  • Yifan Li

    Yifan Li, ’00, has been named CFO of Human Horizons, a Shanghai-based technology company committed to intelligent mobility.

  • Maria Siambekos

    ArborMetrix, a provider of healthcare analytics solutions in Ann Arbor, Michigan, announced the appointment of Maria Siambekos, ’04, as CEO.

  • Allison Weil

    Allison Weil, MBA ’17, MPP ’17, has been promoted to partner at Hyde Park Venture Partners, an early stage venture capital firm based in Chicago.

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