Faculty News

Former Secretary of the Treasury Larry Summers in conversation with Prof. Janice Eberly

Lawrence Summers

Larry Summers delivers the Susan Bies Lecture on Economics and Public Policy

The former Secretary of the Treasury spoke with Kellogg’s Janice Eberly

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Associate Professor Ben Jones

Scientific productivity increases with age

11/10/11 – New research co-authored by Associate Professor Benjamin Jones reveals that breakthrough discoveries are no longer dominated by the very young

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Sergio Rebelo

Europe, the euro and an unstable economic climate

11/07/11 – Kellogg Professor Sergio Rebelo guides students to an understanding of the European debt crisis

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Kellogg students, faculty, staff and alumni will volunteer at schools and other community organizations during the Kellogg Cares service day on Nov. 5.

Kellogg Cares

11/02/11 – Hundreds of Kellogg volunteers will fan out across Evanston and Chicago on Nov. 5 to give back to the community

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“Jeffery does a masterful job of showing how to use key marketing metrics to actually implement strategic thinking,” the AMAF said in announcing the award.

Kellogg lecturer Mark Jeffery wins top book award

10/31/11 – Data-Driven Marketing is co-named the best marketing book of 2011 by the American Marketing Association Foundation

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Adam Galinsky

Salary disparities on NBA teams can lead to victory

10/27/11 – The hierarchy between players can promote coordination and enhance cooperation within the team, new Kellogg School research finds

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If consumers are unhappy with bank fees, Professor Mitchell Petersen says they owe it to themselves to shop around. “Look at your options. We’re blessed in this country with a huge number of banks,” he says.

Take it to the bank

10/26/11 – Professor Mitchell Petersen discusses bank fees and what consumers can do if they are unhappy with their banking situation

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Janice Eberly

Professor Janice Eberly confirmed as Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy

10/21/11 – The Kellogg professor will lead the Office of Economic Policy under U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

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Professor Paola Sapienza

Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index

10/19/11 – The latest findings show that trust in America’s financial systems has dwindled to 23 percent, on par with the earliest months of financial crisis

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Research co-authored by Assistant Professor Adam Waytz suggests that those who feel strongly connected to a group may find it easier to see — and treat — others as subhuman.

The connection disconnection

10/17/11 – People with strong social connections are more likely to dehumanize those outside their social circles, new Kellogg School research finds

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“Kellogg has been the leading school associated with the development of marketing, which makes it a logical host for this discussion,” said Kellogg Professor Greg Carpenter, director of the Center for Market Leadership and co-organizer of the Marketing Leadership Summit.

Where’s marketing headed?

09/23/11 – Industry experts and practitioners gather at the Kellogg School’s Marketing Leadership Summit to consider the future of marketing

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Robert Livingston

Who’s the best leader: the saint or the scrooge?

09/22/11 – New study explains why nice people are often overlooked as strong leaders

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Associate Professor Benjamin Jones explains why today’s inventors are making their great discoveries later in life

Age and great invention

09/20/11 – Associate Professor Benjamin Jones explains why today’s inventors are making their great discoveries later in life

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Adam Galinsky

Power corrupts, especially when it lacks status

09/20/11 – A certain amount of authority without a corresponding degree of respect tends to be a toxic combination, Kellogg Professor Adam Galinsky finds

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Miami campus continues to expand

Kellogg's Miami campus continues to expand

09/07/11 – Surging interest in the school’s Executive MBA Program leads Kellogg to make room for new students

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Losing weight is not just about what diet we choose but about how our minds work,” said Alexander Chernev, Associate Professor of Marketing and author of The Dieter’s Paradox.

Why dieting makes us fat

08/25/11 – In his new book, Associate Professor Alexander Chernev explains why dieters often undermine their own efforts to lose weight

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Using their business expertise, Kellogg students partner with the greater Northwestern community through the INVO program to help university-bred innovations move into the world.

The innovation matchmaker

08/19/11 – Northwestern offers crucial support to Kellogg entrepreneurs seeking to commercialize products

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Bridging the communication gap

08/15/11 – Abbott gives $750,000 to establish the Risk Research & Strategic Action Network

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The National Institute for Public Finance, co-hosted by the Kellogg School, offers officials the premier educational program on public financial management.

The ‘new normal’ of public finance

08/12/11 – In an era of heightened scrutiny, state treasurers head to Kellogg to brush up on budget issues

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“At the end of the day, schools are ecosystems, and the leader — the principal — is the core of that ecosystem,” says Patrick G. Ryan ’97. “The leader is either the catalyst or the limiting factor in how successful a school can be.”

Developing the charter-school leaders of tomorrow

08/02/11 – Patrick G. Ryan Jr. ’97 spearheads the Accelerate Institute, a joint venture between the Alain Locke Initiative and Kellogg’s Levy Institute for Entrepreneurial Practice

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Derek Rucker

The corporate game of ‘telephone’

08/01/11 – A new Kellogg School study reveals how rumors turn into facts over time

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