Kellogg in the News


Ask Bankable: What is the best way to pay off debt? – 01/24/18
Article cites research by Professor Blakeley McShane on the ‘snowball approach’ to debt, which states people are more likely to get out of debt if they focus on paying off credit cards with the smallest balances.


Net Neutrality, Customer Service and Big Brother: Who Controls Your Data Controls Your World – 01/24/18
Article by Professor Robert Wolcott looks to answer the questions of who controls our data and what should they be allowed to do with it? The article explores the different paths China, Europe, and the U.S. are taking to handle these questions.

New York Times

As U.S. Trumpets ‘America First,’ Rest of the World Is Moving On – 01/24/18
Article quotes Adjunct Professor Phil Levy, who argues that despite the president’s belief that the world economy would wait for America, in actuality the world is moving on without the United States.

The Wall Street Journal

Health-Care Costs Rose for Americans with Employer-Sponsored Insurance – 01/23/18
Article quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who said the Health Care Cost Institute did not account for inflation when making its report about increased inpatient spending. Garthwaite argues the increases would be smaller if the report used inflation-adjusted prices.


Trump’s NAFTA Withdrawal Threat is Real – 01/22/18
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy highlighting renegotiation talks for NAFTA, and the potential for President Trump to withdrawal from the agreement.

Pacific Standard

The Best Way to Combat Anti-Muslim Bias – 01/22/18
Article cites research from Professor Nour Kteily on the prevalence of Islamophobic attitudes and beliefs in the general public.

Harvard Business Review

6 Ways to Take Control of Your Career Development If Your Company Doesn’t Care About It – 01/19/18
Article by Professor Carter Cast offers advice on ways to develop your career skills with companies increasingly shying away from formal training programs.

The Hill

Crash and churn: Crypto story far from over despite falling price – 01/19/18
Article by Professor Robert Wolcott discusses the recent cryptocurrency crash and examines what’s next for the crypto market, if it can recover from current levels.


2018’s High Federal Conforming Mortgage Loan Limits Signal Confidence In the House Market – 01/17/18
Article quotes Professor Craig Furfine, who says the FHFA increasing loan limits shows that housing prices have done well over the last year, since it is a lagging indicator of things going right with the economy.

Talent Economy

13 Pieces of Advice for Creating Recruitment Videos – 01/17/18
Article interviews Lecturer Jeff Hyman, who discusses the increasing importance of video usage in recruitment. Hyman says video brings elements to life better than a written job description. Jeff was also published in Chief Executive.

USA Today

Health care professionals fear Medicaid changes – 01/17/18
Video interviews Professor Craig Garthwaite about looming Medicaid changes and the potential impact on identifying able-bodied people who can serve in the workforce, and need access to health care.

Poets & Quants

How Blockchain Could Radically Alter Global Finance – 01/15/18
Article highlights Professor Robert McDonald’s recent insights on blockchain technology. McDonald discusses how blockchain led to Bitcoin’s rise to prominence and how it could play a major role in the future of global finance.

USA Today

Health care deals could make you healthier but may not save you money – 01/14/18
Article quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who says health care deals will move the industry closer to a model where doctors and insurers are part of the same company. Also quoted in Vox.

Chicago Tribune

Dow's historic rise is made in Chicago, led by Boeing and Caterpillar – 01/12/18
Article quotes Professor Robert Korajczyk, who says that if the economy takes a turn for the worse, most stocks, which tend to move together, will likely go down, bringing the Dow down with it. Cyclical companies such as Boeing and Caterpillar usually see their stock drop more in those situations.


Commentary: Kodak’s New Cryptocurrency: Ridiculous or Genius? – 01/12/18
Article by Professor Sarit Markovich asks whether Kodak’s new digital platform, KodakCoin, can turnaround the company’s misfortunes.


Recruiting Rock Stars: Shun Mediocrity to Identify Your A-Team – 01/12/18
Article provides insight from Lecturer Jeff Hyman, who discusses the importance of recruiting during the hiring process and gives examples from his own business past on what has been successful for him.

Harvard Business Review

How Automation Will Change Work, Purpose and Meaning – 01/11/18
Article by Professor Robert Wolcott argues that the increase in automation will lead to humans being compelled to find new roles that aren’t tied to how we conceive work today. Wolcott said with automation taking over jobs, it will allow hums to ascend to the realm of action rather than labor.

The Hill

The cure for income inequality lies in the voting booth – 01/11/18
Article by Visiting Professor Benjamin Harris argues that policymakers can narrow the wealth gap by increasing the return to work through spending on traditional education and strengthening training programs for mid-career workers. Harris also said it would be beneficial to boost federal minimum wage.

The Washington Post

Since coming out, freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy has taken off – 01/11/18
Article about Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy quotes Professor Tim Calkins, who said athletes are no longer losing sponsorships because they came out, but rather companies are really embracing this right now.


Why Super Bowl Advertisers Face Challenges in 2018 – 01/10/18
Article by Professors Derek Rucker and Tim Calkins discusses why companies will face challenges advertising during this year’s Super Bowl. They specifically point to recent NFL protests sparked by players kneeling during the national anthem, as well the issue of brain damage caused by playing the sport.