Insurance giant shakes ACA tree – 11/19/15
UnitedHealth Group announced it projects to lose $425 million selling plans on the Affordable Care Act exchanges and is considering pulling out of those markets. Professor Leemore Dafny is quoted saying UnitedHealth may not be a tell-tale sign of all insurers' actions.
Harvard Business Review
Why Men Have More Help Getting to the C-Suite – 11/16/15
In this article arguing that women are underrepresented in top levels of organizations because they are over-mentored and under-sponsored, the author cites evidence from Kellogg that shows 86 percent of the time, having a sponsor is more closely correlated to a promotion.
Poets & Quants
Kellogg’s Top 5 Hirers All Consultants – 11/16/15
Article reports on employment data from Kellogg’s Class of 2015. The four largest industries for new grads include consulting, financial services, tech and consumer products.
The Wall Street Journal
M.B.A.s Get Lessons in Income Inequality – 11/04/15
Article reports on b-schools teaching the topic of income inequality, quoting Professor David Besanko on his course, Public Economics for Business Leaders: Federal Policy. Article also quotes Kellogg alumnus Dan Kahn, who wrote a case study following his time in Besanko’s class.