The business of giving
Brenda Asare has raised billions for nonprofits by taking a for-profit approach.
Despite challenges, starting a small business during pandemic has advantages
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.
New course shows students how to use capitalism for good
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.
Olin research: Incentivize domestic drug production to combat medicine shortages
Olin Business School’s Tony Sardella, along with Paolo De Bona, PMBA ’20, will join the Brookings Institution for a virtual public forum on June 11 to discuss their research on the shortage of critical pharmaceutical drugs in U.S.
Olin-Brookings initiative to address opioid epidemic
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.
Alumna Lise Shipley helped build today’s wi-fi network
In the mid-1990s, Lise Shipley helped bring the Internet to the masses.
Knott wins Olin Award for research quotient paper
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.
How WashU innovated its way through one of its greatest challenges
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.
Price is ripe: Study finds increase in menu prices means decrease in restaurant ratings
Businesses beware: A price increase for carryout or delivery food means an increase in negative reviews — and a downturn in restaurant reputation, if not demand. And it’s notable that in these COVID-19 pandemic times, an exponential amount of business is being conducted via carryout or delivery. A pair of business researchers, from Washington University […]
The Right Way to Win
Making Business Ethics Work in the Real World
Full of entertaining examples, new book is guide to making business ethics work “in the real world.”