The New York Times
We Can’t Trust Uber – 12/07/14
Op-ed by Professor Brayden King argues for the creation of independent, external bodies that oversee how data collected by websites and apps is used, backed by laws that ensure that individuals can see, correct and opt out of data collection. King’s article was also discussed on CNBC’s Squawk Box.
Women on boards: Are quotas really the answer? – 12/05/14
Article reports that there were fewer layoffs in Norway after its government imposed quotas to get more women on corporate boards. Quotes Professor David Matsa, who said that this could be because women directors care more about workers, women think about broader issues than shareholder implications or because layoffs weren’t the right business decision in the long run.
Crain’s Chicago Business
40 Under 40 – 12/01/14
The 2014 list includes Professor David Schonthal, who co-founded a health-tech incubator that will open in Merchandise Mart in early 2015. Quotes Professor Carter Cast, who said, “He's got a ton of talent and a ton of bandwidth. He's very effective.