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Stanford Graduate School of Business —

Why this debt ceiling showdown is especially risky

Past fights over the borrowing limit didn’t spark a financial crisis. This time could be different, say two Stanford GSB professors.

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Stanford Graduate School of Business —

Audible messages are more influential, study finds

Recommendations that are spoken aloud, even by an artificial voice, are more influential than written ones, a new study finds.

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Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research —

Five economic issues to watch in 2023

Senior fellows at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research discuss the biggest challenges facing the U.S. economy in 2023 and what policymakers should do about them.

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Stanford Graduate School of Business —

Whiskey drinkers find outsourcing hard to swallow

Brands of all kinds that want to appear authentic must show consumers a genuine investment in their craft.

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Stanford Graduate School of Business —

Could population decline spell the end of economic growth?

Economists’ models assume the population will keep expanding forever. But what if it doesn’t?

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