Economics

Graduate School of Business —

Why every business will soon be a subscription business

Everything you purchase — from transportation to entertainment to groceries — will soon come with a monthly plan, says  one expert. The subscription model is a booming field.

Stanford scholar explores pros, cons of ‘basic income’

Stanford historian Jennifer Burns said that while political challenges exist to implement a “universal basic income,” this type of measure would protect workers and families against the fluidity of today’s workplace and employment worlds.

Graduate School of Business —

Tackling real-world problems with the poorest of the poor

At this year's Design for Extreme Affordability expo, students including Julia Osterman present their team projects aimed at fixing real-world problems for the poorest of the poor.

Reducing emissions could save trillions

Stanford scientists found that the global economy is likely to benefit from ambitious global warming limits agreed to in the United Nations Paris Agreement.