Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies topped the 2021 RQ Top 50 list of the most innovative U.S. companies. The annual ranking identifies the smartest R&D spenders – those companies that both spend big (at least $100 million in R&D) and provide the greatest returns to shareholders from that investment.
According to a study co-authored by a Washington University researcher, behavioral patterns can be predicted by understanding information-seeking and information-aversion behaviors.
The pandemic spurred an entrepreneurship boom, but do these small businesses have what it takes to survive? Olin Business School’s Glenn MacDonald explains factors to consider in starting and succeeding with a new business.
Research provides blueprint for development of sustainable milk production supply chain, where milk waste is reduced in a way that is cost-effective, socially acceptable and environmentally sound.
First-year students discover that entrepreneurship isn’t just a way to make money — it’s also a set of tools that anyone can use to improve the world around them.
In a business famed for slow and patient aging, it’s been a meteoric rise. Just six years ago, former WashU roommates David Mandell and Daniel Linde stood on a rolling cornfield at the eastern edge of Bardstown, Kentucky. Today, the 100-acre site is home to their Bardstown Bourbon Company, already one of the world’s largest bourbon distilleries.
Although most likely temporary, inflation expectations could become self-fulfilling prophesy, according to John Horn, professor of practice in economics at Olin Business School.
The Financial Intermediation Research Society has awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award to Anjan Thakor, the John E. Simon Professor of Finance at Olin Business School.
On Principle, Olin Business School’s new podcast, tells the stories of pivotal business decisions. What led to them? What were the choices? And what lessons can executives, entrepreneurs and other leaders draw from them?
A new report from the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association lists Washington University among the top 100 worldwide granted U.S. patents in 2020.