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James Riley.

James Riley’s indelible past

Graffiti of his Los Angeles youth — ‘You could experiment; there was no orthodoxy’ — colors the work of Business School scholar

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Karen Dynan and Pat Toomey.

Toomey doesn’t see recession looming

But former Republican senator blames Fed for nation’s current economic woes, backs big budget cuts in wide-ranging Kennedy School event

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Jerome Powell

Prospects of avoiding recession fading

Ken Rogoff says Fed is caught between rock, hard place: To lower inflation it must raise rates but that may trigger banking crisis. No easy answers.

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A pedestrian passes a Silicon Valley Bank branch

Bailouts for everyone?

Law School professor who served as Fed regulator talks moral hazard, implications for inflation after SVB collapse rocks Washington and Wall Street

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Deval Patrick, Sherrilyn Ifill, Fred Krupp.

No C-suite is an island

Panelists welcome ESG progress but say corporations should speak out on democracy and back climate pledges with more robust action

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Illustration of flexible work arrangement.

Back to office? Stay remote? Go hybrid?

Bosses shouldn’t just go with their guts, and consensus may not work. Start by deciding what really matters, business professor says.

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Stethescope and money

Can Amazon remake health care?

Retailer is good at finding efficiencies, improving customer experience, but there’s much more to it than that, business professor says

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High tech bitcoin digital wallet

So what happened to crypto?

Business professor looks at digital currency plunge, upcoming global regulations, why technology isn’t going away anytime soon

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