This episode takes a 360-degree view of an entirely new industry in the state of Massachusetts: cannabis. Hear from leaders of C3RN, CanWell, and INSA as well as the inaugural commissioner of the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission—each of whom offers a unique perspective on this high-growth industry.
When will Congress get to a major “infrastructure bill” that has significant energy provisions in it, and what’s likely to be included? How does the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act compare to a price signal on carbon? Questrom's Peter Fox-Penner spoke with guest speaker US Representative Sean Casten (IL-06)
What does it take to go from the spark of an idea to founding a new company? This episode gives you insights from entrepreneurs who took a fresh approach to business-as-usual—and wound up launching start-ups in social-impact beverages, scan-based trading, outsourcing, and strategic consulting.
What impact does uncertainty, like the spread of COVID-19 in the Republican party, have on the stock market? How do investors typically behave in the face of uncertainty, and what can be done to mitigate the impact of uncertainty in the market? BU Questrom Finance Professor Fernando Zapatero offers his
Despite months of adding back jobs lost to COVID-19, economists predict that the unemployment rate will not fully recover until 2024. Why will it take so long for the unemployment rate to reach a healthy level? Are there interventions that can be taken to speed up recovery? Jay Zagorsky, Markets,
Facebook’s decision to suspend President Trump’s account is a rare example of social media platforms combatting misinformation. In the latest Insights@Questrom Expert Take video, Marshall Van Alstyne explains why it’s often difficult to police fake news.
The eviction moratorium officially expired in Boston on Oct. 17, 2020. Learn more about the impact this will have on tenants and landlords, as well as the local economy, from Jetson Leder-Luis, Assistant Professor of Markets, Public Policy & Law at Questrom.
What climate change policies should be passed now as the US enters the final stretch of the election period? What policies should be considered during the transition period? Peter Fox-Penner, director of BU's Institute for Sustainable Energy and Questrom professor, provides his expert take on this important topic.
In this episode, Language of Business visits MassChallenge in Boston, a global network for innovators who are working to solves massive challenges, to meet three teams competing in the 2019 cohort.