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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.
How the Supply Chain Bottlenecks Will Affect Holiday Shopping
How the Supply Chain Bottlenecks Will Affect Holiday Shopping » Computer chip shortages, shipping backlogs, and high demand have disrupted the global supply chain like we’ve never seen. Babson Lecturer Brad Johnson explains what is happening and what consumers can expect this holiday shopping season.
New Faculty Award Funds Study of Healthcare Inequity in the United States
New Faculty Award Funds Study of Healthcare Inequity in the United States » An interdisciplinary team of Babson professors has begun researching the growing disparity in access to good healthcare in the United States, funded by a new faculty scholarship from The Blank School.
Collaboration Overload? Try These 3 Tips for Working Smarter
Collaboration Overload? Try These 3 Tips for Working Smarter » As companies navigate hybrid work, Babson College Associate Professor and collaboration expert Rob Cross shares his most useful advice.
Can Capitalism Be Ethical?
Can Capitalism Be Ethical? » An award-winning course taught by Professor James Hoopes asks Babson students to consider the moral risks and moral opportunities of capitalism.
Extreme Entrepreneurship and Why It Matters
Extreme Entrepreneurship and Why It Matters » In traveling the world, the author of a new book on extreme entrepreneurship shares inspiring lessons from entrepreneurs thriving amid daunting conditions.
New U.S. GEM Report Offers First Look at Pandemic’s Impact on Entrepreneurship
New U.S. GEM Report Offers First Look at Pandemic’s Impact on Entrepreneurship » New research from Babson College’s Global Entrepreneurship Monitor shows that more than one-half of entrepreneurs reported new business opportunities spurred by COVID-19.
Babson and Iraqi Students Team Up to Tackle Public Health Problems During COVID-19
Babson and Iraqi Students Team Up to Tackle Public Health Problems During COVID-19 » Three Babson students spent six weeks this summer teaming up with college students in Iraq to study COVID-19’s most vexing public health problems, including vaccine hesitancy.
Cybercrime: Bain Expert Offers 3 Tips to Thwart Attacks
Cybercrime: Bain Expert Offers 3 Tips to Thwart Attacks » Cybercrime expert Mark Sutton MBA'09 gave a webinar at Babson's Miami campus on how companies can prevent attacks.