The Bellwether Foundation Inc. has awarded Olin Business School and the Brookings Institution a $750,000 grant to improve the quality of life for people in St. Louis and across the country.
When faced with a cutting-edge technological idea, business leaders who approach the idea in more concrete “how” terms — rather than in abstract “why” terms — are less likely to be deterred by its novelty and more likely to recognize its utility, which increases their propensity to invest in the idea, according to new research from the Olin Business School.
After a friend started a church in Australia, Professor Thakor wondered: what impact can a higher purpose have on your business?
In the mid-1990s, Lise Shipley helped bring the Internet to the masses.
Clare Sullivan and Dan Beckmann’s visionary startup, Foodshed.io, is designed to work for everyone.
The current recession created by the COVID-19 pandemic has especially impacted women — particularly Black and Hispanic women — and less educated workers, magnifying existing U.S. employment inequality, according to new research from Washington University in St. Louis.
The Big Ideas 2021-2022 competition is open. The program provides opportunities for collaborative teams to develop innovations in informatics and health-care delivery The deadline to submit a letter of intent is March 29.
The American Rescue Plan is a remarkable effort to jump-start the U.S. economy — unprecedented in scale outside of major wars — and will lead to very fast growth of the U.S. economy over the next year, according to Steven Fazzari, director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy.
Anne Marie Knott, the Robert and Barbara Frick Professor of Business at Olin Business School, has won the 2021 Olin Award for a forthcoming paper exploring research quotient in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
The Washington University community — administrators, faculty, students and staff — rose to the challenge of the unprecedented COVID-19 emergency, innovating every step of the way.