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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.
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.