Marc H. Meyer: Strike the Right Balance

GUEST MENTOR Marc H. Meyer, founder of the Entre­pre­neur­ship and Inno­va­tion Group at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity D’Amore-McKim School of Busi­ness: One-​​person shows rarely achieve suc­cess in new ven­ture cre­ation – and for good reason. Think […]

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Are Jobless Benefits Leading to Higher Unemployment?

The latest entry in the debate comes from Rand Ghayad, a grad­uate stu­dent atNorth­eastern Uni­ver­sity who has already won atten­tion for his work studying the plight of the long-​​​​term unem­ployed. In an ear­lier paper, Mr. […]

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Rail Lines Bring Housing Clashes

Pro­fes­sors at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boston exam­ined 42 neigh­bor­hoods in 12 U.S. cities in 2010 and found that housing costs near rail stops increased after light-​​​​rail ser­vice started in many […]

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Higher ed systems in 10 states turn to Coursera

Leg­is­la­tors in Florida and Cal­i­fornia are pressing to force uni­ver­si­ties to accept credit from MOOC courses, espe­cially if stu­dents can’t get into the in-​​​​person ver­sions of the courses they need. […]

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Frederick G. Crane: Start With Demand-​​Based Pricing

GUEST MENTOR, Fred­erick G. Crane, exec­u­tive pro­fessor of entre­pre­neur­ship and inno­va­tion at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity D’Amore-McKim School of Busi­ness: There are three basic ways to go about set­ting a price for your product or ser­vice: cost-​​​​based, […]

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