Drinking beer is saving lives in Russia – 12/15/16
Article highlights recent research by Professor Lorenz Kueng, who found that the decades-old government restrictions inadvertently taught some consumers to permanently prefer light alcohol over hard alcohol. This change, along with subsequent changes in the alcohol market following the collapse of the Soviet Union, increased male life expectancy today and is projected to continue to do so in the future.
A Better Theory to Explain Financial Bubbles – 12/08/16
Article explores another theory to explain financial bubbles, citing research by Professor Charles Nathanson. In their research, people decide how much a house is worth by making a guess about how much people will want to live in the area in the future. If buyers expect local demand to increase, it makes sense to pay more for a house, since the influx of other buyers will then drive up prices.
The Jakarta Post
ASEAN told to find innovative solutions – 12/08/16
This year’s seventh annual two-day KIN ASEAN Forum features local and international speakers, including Professor Robert Wolcott, the executive director of KIN Global; Satoru Matsuzaki, the president of Ryohin-Keikaku Co. (Muji); Pertamina COO Ahmad Bambang; and Market Maker CEO Celeny Da Silva.
Harvard Business Review
5 Steps to Help Yourself Recover from a Setback – 12/05/16
Article by Professor Neal Roese offers research-backed advice on how to recover from a setback, such as challenging yourself to use counterfactual thinking and formulate detailed alternative scenarios to bridge that gap and ensure you do better the next time around.
U.S. News & World Report
An MBA Video Essay That Succeeded – 12/01/16
Article discusses the rise in MBA video admissions essays and interviews Melissa Rapp, Director of FT MBA and MSMS Admissions, on how candidates can make a compelling video essay. Article also features an example of a prior video essay from a current Kellogg student.