Kellogg in the News


Social Security Isn’t the Only Retirement Crisis. Look at Medicare and Medicaid. – 04/26/19
Article by KPPI Executive Director and Visiting Professor Ben Harris shares how policymakers are making it more difficult for households to plan for retirement.


Trump Brings Trade Tranquility!? – 04/23/19
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy discusses President Trump’s new NAFTA agreement and how the U.S. International Trade Commission came to its verdict.


5 Ways to Avoid Startup Failure by Increasing Your Team's Learning Speed – 04/23/19
Article elaborates on a new research led by Ph.D. student Yian Yin, which addresses a hidden factor that separates failures from successes at an early stage: learning.

MIT Sloan Management Review

Leisure Is Our Killer – 04/23/19
Article by Professor Adam Waytz references the importance of leisure to minimize employee burnout, and how it serves an additional function in the age of automation. Article is also featured on Wharton Business Radio.

Better Government Association

Poor Left, Rich Thrived When Illinois Hiked Flat Tax – 04/22/19
Article quotes Professor Therese McGuire, who says that there is not sufficient evidence stating that differential tax rates are an important factor on the growth of an economy.


This Simple Trick from the 'Harvard Business Review' Can Help Eliminate Gender Bias in Performance Ratings – 04/22/19
Article featured Professor Lauren Rivera’s research, which points out that, in terms of performance rating, gender bias manifests in 10-point scale evaluations but not in the 6-point scale.

The Wall Street Journal

Searching for Answers: Census Case Points to Falling Survey-Response Rates – 04/22/19
Article quotes KPPI Executive Director and Visiting Professor Ben Harris, who shares his perspective on why Americans are increasingly more reluctant to answer government surveys.

The New York Times

Hospitals Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘Medicare for All’ – 04/21/19
Article quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite who says that if all hospitals were paid the same Medicare rate, the industry would collapse down to a similar set of hospitals. Article is also featured in Dealbook and Kaiser Health News.

The Washington Post

Congress’s tweaks to the 401(k) system are small ball, but welcome – 04/20/19
Article quotes KPPI Executive Director and Visiting Professor Ben Harris who explains that one way to alter 401k balance would be to scrap the current system of tax deferrals in favor of a tax credit for savings.

Chicago Tribune

Sears hoping DieHard can power sales of everything from garden tools to camping gear – 04/19/19
Article quotes Professor Kevin McTigue who reiterates that the more brads stray from their core products, the less consumers will link new goods to reputation.

Harvard Business Review

Dear HBR: Counteroffers – 04/18/19
In this podcast episode, Professor Leigh Thompson lends insight on negotiations and what to do when you’re presented with a counteroffer.


Even 75% of Americans in the best 401(k) plans won’t have enough to retire – 04/18/19
References Visiting Professor Enrichetta Ravina’s research stating that three of every four participants in the best corporate 401(k) retirement plans won’t have enough to cover post- retirement living expenses. The research was originally reported in Kellogg Insight.


Rebuilding A Bipartisan Consensus on Trade – 04/17/19
Article by Adjunct Professor Phil Levy discusses how the United States’ current approach to trade could potentially cause businesses to manufacture elsewhere.


Why Retailers Love The Term “Pre-Owned” – 04/17/19
Article quotes Professor Alexander Chernev who explains the significance that the connotation of “pre-owned” vs “used” has on a business.

Chicago Tribune

As weed goes legit, '4/20 has become like a Black Friday kind of holiday' — Chicago's April 20 marijuana fest surging – 04/16/19
Article quotes Professor Tim Calkins, who believes that as operators are looking to connect with potential new patients or future recreational customers, people tend to remember the first brand they interact with in a new industry.

CNN Business

America's retirement system is a mess. This new legislation can help – 04/16/19
Article by KPPI Executive Director and Visiting Professor Ben Harris shares his perspective on what can be done to fix the retirement system.

Harvard Business Review

How to Survive a Recession and Thrive Afterward – 04/16/19
Article cites research from Professor Filippo Mezzanotti, who explains that companies owned by private equity firms fared better during the Great Recession than similarly leveraged non-PE-owned firms.


Male scientists are often cast as lone geniuses. Here’s what happened when a woman was.. – 04/16/19
Article quotes and references the research of Professor Nour Kteily, as he applies his studies on the right-wing mindset to comment on the sexist backlash against Katie Bouman, a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University, involved with the black hole image.


Brain-Controlled Prosthetics And The Brilliance Of Brutal Simplicity – 04/15/19
Article by Professor Robert Wolcott shares Geoffrey Ling’s inspiring speech of the power of brutal simplicity and describes how to apply it to everyday life.


Want to Discover Your True Purpose? Walk the Purpose Path and Pursue Your Authentic Life's Work – 04/13/19
Article discusses Professor Nicholas Pearce’s book The Purpose Path -- a guide to determining what your authentic life's work is, and then pursuing it.

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