Posts by Jon Pfeffer

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Jan 17, 2018 by

Northeastern Professors Talk Dangers of Aetna-CVS Mega Merger

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A recent multi-billion dollar mega-merger between health insurance company Aetna and popular medical dispensary chain CVS Heath has certainly raised some eyebrows, of which include several healthcare experts at Northeastern University and the D’Amore-McKim School of Business.

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Jan 16, 2018 by

Berkeley Haas Transforms Tragedy into Social Good

In the wake of a heartbreaking tragedy, students at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, utilized their empathy and initiative, creating a chance to fund future underrepresented minority and social impact startups.
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Jan 16, 2018 by

How the Penn State MBA Became a Bloomberg Businessweek Favorite

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In one of the most remarkable leaps in the history of Bloomberg Businessweek’s annual U.S. business school ranking, the Penn State Smeal College of Business jumped from 37th to 25th in just a single year: the largest leap for any school in the ranking.

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Jan 15, 2018 by

What Should You Study? Finance vs. Marketing MBAs

Finance vs. Marketing MBAs

George Harrison, in his final album Brainwashed, has a line in a song that goes, “We pay the price with a spin of a wheel / with a roll of a dice / Ah yeah, you pay your fare and if you don’t know where you’re going / any road will take you there.”

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Jan 12, 2018 by

Berkeley Haas Talks Perks and Perils of Golden Parachutes

Berkeley Haas Golden Parachutes

Since the idea of a golden parachute was popularized in the early ’60s, used as a tactic to remove a then mentally deteriorating Howard Hughes from his company Trans World Airlines, it has become synonymous with corporate exuberance. However, according to new research from the Haas School of Business at Berkeley University, there is a positive benefit.

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Jan 11, 2018 by

MIT Sloan Prof. Unpacks Past, Present, and Future Bitcoin Bubbles

MIT Bitcoin

The MIT Sloan School of Management, along with apparently every other major publication, recently published an article about the staggering rise of bitcoin, which has risen in value from $1,000 to $19,000 in just a single year. The cryptocurrency’s rapid ascent has prompted a great deal of industry chatter about the potential for a bitcoin bubble.

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