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Success and the Serial Entrepreneur
After launching “the fastest-growing start-up ever,” Groupon cofounders headed to the classroom to teach at Chicago Booth.
CRSP Launches Investable Indexes
How Booth faculty helped create new groundbreaking products.
Business Forecast 2011
Professors predict a slow economic recovery will follow the boom.
How Online Shopping Reshapes an Industry
By 2004, it was clear that Americans had embraced online shopping, attracted by the ability to find the lowest prices, among other features. As a result, brick-and-mortar retailers found themselves cutting prices to bring shoppers through the door. While economists have established that e-commerce affected the price structure within an industry, research by Chad Syverson shows that internet traffic and online shopping have changed the actual structure of some industries as well.