2015

The Creation of 2015 SNVC Winner BallotReady

Posted by Ally Batty on December 22, 2015

Ever gotten to the bottom of your ballot only to find a slew  of candidates you've never heard of running for positions you didn't know existed? BallotReady, which won the 2015 John Edwardson, '72, Social New Venture Challenge (SNVC), was created for these moments.

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How Slow Thinking Can Help At-Risk Youth

Posted by Ally Batty on December 16, 2015

As gun violence in Chicago makes headlines across the country, a group of researchers, including Chicago Booth's Anuj Shah, are finding success in some of Chicago’s most dangerous neighborhoods.

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Food and Finance: A CFO’s Take on Social Entrepreneurship

Posted by Ally Batty on December 16, 2015

If you are passionate about food security, public health, or social entrepreneurship, you won't want to miss our January Social Impact Leadership Series talk.

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Bamboo Jobs India

Booth Partners with Tata Trusts on New Course

Posted by Ally Batty on December 14, 2015

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Could bamboo create jobs and sustainable energy in India? Booth students in a new course offered in partnership with the Tata Trusts and the school's Social Enterprise Initiative will spend winter quarter on this question.

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How Booth Economists Are Helping Food Banks Feed the Hungry

Posted by Rustandy Center on December 7, 2015

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How long run discount rates inform climate change policy

Posted by Chicago Booth Review on December 4, 2015

Imagine that carbon emissions are expected to cause $5 trillion in damages by the year 2100. Should we act now, or wait to pay that bill?

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Given more decision-making power, will people use it to help others?

Posted by Ally Batty on November 11, 2015

The concept of individual agency, or the degree of influence people have on their own outcomes, is a well-documented facet of human behavior. What is less known is the effect of individual agency in organizations.

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