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House of cards.

House of cards

Since last recession, a surge in wealthier families opting to rent instead of buy is driving up the market, making affordable housing scarcer, study finds


Cars filling the streets.

Driving is more expensive than you think

Kennedy School study puts annual Mass. costs at $64 billion, hopes figure will be used as a comparison in mass-transit spending decisions


Caroline Light stands at the blackboard.

Hidden costs of emotional labor

Examining why the culture undervalues some necessary jobs, many of which tend to be disproportionately held by women


Mark Cuban and Jeff Flake laughing

A conversation on capitalism

Billionaire tech entrepreneur Mark Cuban discusses value of real-world education, Trump, Warren, and sexual harassment on his NBA team


man wearing headphones

Hate your open office?

Business School professor follows up on his original research to look at why the arrangement hurts collaboration, and what can be done about it


Jonathan Zittrain giving a presentation

Going West

Palo Alto event showcases Harvard tech startup scene


Villanova players celebrate on the basketball court.

Playing by the numbers

Student-run Harvard Sports Analysis Collective takes an empirical look at key questions in basketball (including March Madness), football, even curling


Eye lit up on digital display screen.

High tech is watching you

In new book, Business School professor emerita says surveillance capitalism undermines autonomy — and democracy


Harvard Business School Baker Library Exhibit

How Lehman became Lehman

Exhibition on the financial giant’s history gives a peek into U.S. business development — and Baker Library’s vast collection