Research & Insights

Babson faculty are intellectuals, practicing entrepreneurs, lawyers, artists, engineers, and more, but most importantly, they are educators. Harness their relevant, practical research and consulting and executive experience to make informed strategic decisions in your organization and professional life.

Faculty Research and the Power of Curiosity
Faculty Research and the Power of Curiosity » A number of Babson College professors have been recognized as top researchers. Fueled by curiosity, their work leaves an impact on the classroom and the world at large.
What the Beatles Can Teach Us About Creativity and Collaboration
What the Beatles Can Teach Us About Creativity and Collaboration » After watching the Beatles at work in a new intimate documentary, two Babson College professors offer key lessons the group can teach us about the entrepreneurial spirit and the creative process.
The Collection That Connects Babson and Isaac Newton
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The Collection That Connects Babson and Isaac Newton » The College’s extraordinary collection of historic books, manuscripts, artifacts, and more not only represents a symbolic connection to Sir Isaac Newton but also offers inspiration in the classroom and beyond.
How Will the Infrastructure Bills Impact the Economy?
How Will the Infrastructure Bills Impact the Economy? » Last month President Joe Biden signed into law a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. Economists debate whether the bill, and the $1.7 trillion Build Back Better Act, will boost economic growth or lead to increased taxes and more inflation.
Avoiding Drama: How Entrepreneurial Families Can Learn from ‘Succession’
Avoiding Drama: How Entrepreneurial Families Can Learn from ‘Succession’ » The HBO hit series “Succession” offers lots of binge-worthy entertainment but few good business role models. Here are some real-world examples that illustrate how entrepreneurial families can succeed without the drama.
What’s Causing Inflation, and When Will It End?
What’s Causing Inflation, and When Will It End? » American consumers are getting hit with skyrocketing food and fuel prices, accelerating fears and raising questions about inflation. We turn to two Babson College economists for answers.
Teaching Entrepreneurship to Neurodiverse Students Who Learn Differently
Teaching Entrepreneurship to Neurodiverse Students Who Learn Differently » Citing research that shows entrepreneurship can be taught to students who learn differently, Professor Andrew Corbett recently visited Landmark College in Vermont to address undergraduates with neurodevelopmental conditions.
Research and Mentorship Lands Babson Faculty and Staff Bevy of Honors
Research and Mentorship Lands Babson Faculty and Staff Bevy of Honors » Babson College faculty and staff are recognized for accelerating women’s entrepreneurship and mentorship in international education.
Research Shows Women Entrepreneurs Are Key to Inclusive Economic Growth
Research Shows Women Entrepreneurs Are Key to Inclusive Economic Growth » A new report from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor reveals the breadth and value of women entrepreneurs and provides the first snapshot of the pandemic’s toll on them.
Consumers Seek Old Comfort in New Nostalgia Products
Consumers Seek Old Comfort in New Nostalgia Products » Old-fashioned and low-tech products such as brick phones and gaming consoles are popular once again. Babson consumer behavior expert Lauren Beitelspacher explains how nostalgia fuels this phenomenon.