I love it when ideas converge, often quite by accident. In academia we term this synthesis. I am reading two books simultaneously that, at first blush, seem quite disconnected. But perhaps by virtue of reading them together, a surprising commonality emerged. The first, No Impact Man by Colin Beavan, is required reading for our incoming [...]
I think it is difficult to grasp these complex macro economic concepts for consumers (myself included) who live micro level lives.
The rhythm of the school year dictates a new beginning each September. The month of August for students and faculty members alike can be a time for vacations, unstructured days and perhaps a review of school supplies before the frenetic school year begins afresh. August in the Graduate School of Business is another story. We [...]