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Expert Take: Regulating Prescription Drug Prices While Increasing Innovation

How can the pharmaceutical industry balance innovation with affordability? In this Expert Take, Questrom’s Rena Conti, Dean’s Research Scholar and Associate Professor, Markets, Public Policy, and Law analyses how drug pricing reforms can make a new generation of treatments more available.

What is the Metaverse and Why Should We Care?

Facebook’s recent announcement that it will adopt the brand name Meta signifies a new effort by the technology industry to race towards the next stage of the internet- what many are calling a “metaverse.” But what does that metaverse look like, and how close is it to becoming a reality? In this piece for Insights@Questrom, Questrom School of Business Professor of the Practice Peter J. Howard, who also leads the Digital Business Institute, tackles these questions with contributions from Artemis Huang, a research assistant, investigative reporter, and graduate student at the Boston University School of Journalism.

China’s Tech Crackdown – Part 2: Reasserting Control Over a Growing Industry

The drop in the Chinese export market has made domestic consumption- and domestic political and economic control- all the more important for the Chinese government. In the second installment of this three-part Insights@Questrom series, Senior Lecturer, Strategy and Innovation Greg Stoller draws on his experience leading Questrom student delegations abroad to Chinese firms and agencies to explain how recent tech regulations are a manifestation of this new wave of Chinese economic retrenchment.

Expert Take: The Impact of Cutting Enhanced Unemployment Benefits

What impact will the decision by Republican governors in 26 states to end enhanced unemployment benefits have on workers and the job market? Patricia Cortes, Associate Professor in Markets, Public Policy, and Law, discusses the ripple effects of this policy shift as some states reject and others embrace the expanded UI payments authorized by Congress earlier this year.

Target – Plan – Finance: A Framework for Climate Policy in Federal Infrastructure Legislation

How should the United States respond to the climate crisis? In this Insights@Questrom Expert Take, Professor of the Practice in Markets, Public Policy, and Law Peter Fox-Penner outlines his recommended framework for U.S. climate policy as lawmakers debate how best to address this critical issue.

Expert Take: Return to Office 2021 – Goldman Sachs vs. Citigroup

The pandemic has forced the world to rethink the way we work. In this Insights@Questrom Expert Take, Senior Lecturer, Management & Organizations James French explains how the differing approaches of two Wall Street titans towards remote work has come to symbolize the debate taking place in corporate boardrooms everywhere.

Expert Take: Disclosure Issues: Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events

Estelle Yuan Sun, Associate Professor in Accounting at Questrom, discusses her recent research on firms disclosing information related to climate risk exposure given the record-breaking weather events in the United States over recent years.

Insights Live: Should We Regulate Platforms? How?

Join Marshall Van Alstyne, Questrom Professor in Management, as he hosts a panel of experts, including Andrei Hagiu, Associate Professor of Information Systems, to discuss whether platforms should be regulated, the implications of such actions, and possible solutions on how to regulate them. Video Segments: 02:45 – Big agenda, Overcoming antitrust failures Cristina Caffarra – […]

Forbes: Five Strategic HR Priorities for 2021

Future Workplace partnered with Questrom’s Human Resources Policy Institute to survey 200 C-level HR leaders to learn more about expected changes to their organization’s people strategies post-pandemic.

Expert Take: Mapping Entrepreneurship Across the United States

Is it possible to map out entrepreneurship across the United States? Catherine Fazio, Lecturer in Strategy and Innovation, explains in this Expert Take, the Startup Cartography Project, which aims to do exactly that. Fazio’s work was recently featured in the New York Times Upshot feature.