Business

  • Freedom not to choose

    Freedom not to choose

    Dan Nakaso, 3 May 2013

    Behavioral finance expert Meir Statman explains why most employees shouldn't be given the choice of managing their own retirement accounts.

  • Scale up, dig down

    Scale up, dig down

    Deborah Lohse, 1 May 2013

    In finance and entrepeneurship, a pair of new master’s programs

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • The Gamble

    The Gamble

    Tim O'Reily, 24 Apr 2013

    With his background in marketing and organizational behavior, can Fr. Max Oliva ’61 teach business ethics to the Vegas Strip?

  • U.S. must focus on 'green' energy

    U.S. must focus on 'green' energy

    Stephen A. Smith and William A Sundstrom, 14 Mar 2013

    Two SCU business professors argue that economic recovery shouldn't be used to justify poorly regulated energy development.

  • 'Patent trolls' file majority of U.S. patent lawsuits

    'Patent trolls' file majority of U.S. patent lawsuits

    Sarah McBride, 2 Jan 2013

    SCU law professor Colleen Chien says individuals and companies that do not themselves make anything are bringing the majority of U.S. patent lawsuits.

  • 10 life-or-death lessons for social entrepreneurs

    10 life-or-death lessons for social entrepreneurs

    Albert Bruno, 8 Aug 2012

    Global Social Benefit Incubator co-founder Al Bruno shares his top ten tips for entrepreneurs developing their business plan.

  • Belotti's 2012 economic forecast

    Belotti's 2012 economic forecast

    Deborah Lohse and Clay Hamilton, 22 Mar 2012

    Mario Belotti makes his annual economic forecast. 2012 just might be a little sunnier.

  • No, Social Security is not a Ponzi scheme

    No, Social Security is not a Ponzi scheme

    Alex Field, 28 Nov 2011

    Economics professor Alexander Field offers his opinion on Social Security in an op-ed for McClatchy Newspapers, republished here.    

  • What do investors really want?

    What do investors really want?

    Meir Statman , 1 Jul 2011

    Renowned behavioral finance expert Meir Statman reveals how our desires shape our actions when it comes to investing. (Hint: It’s not just money that we’re after.)

    Summer 2011

  • Corporate social responsibility: the bottom line

    Corporate social responsibility: the bottom line

    John Deever, 10 Jan 2010

    Many companies seek to keep (or regain) the public’s good graces by performing acts of corporate social responsibility, or CSR. But how does it affect the bottom line?

    Winter 2010