Who should pay for government? In 1952, the corporate tax provided 32% of federal tax revenue; today the number is at 8.9%. The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations is currently looking at the tactics that Apple uses to minimize its tax bill. More from Felix Salmon of Reuters.
VideoHow does a successful company maintain a climate in which new ideas and risk-taking are encouraged? Tim Brown, CEO and president of the design consultancy IDEO, describes how he thinks about innovation and why empathy is an important part of the equation.
FeatureThe 2011 tsunami and the meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan shattered the nuclear industry’s "safety myth" and prompted the shutdown of all nuclear power plants in the country. Naomi Hirose '83 talks about leading the plant’s operating company through an unprecedented cleanup and rebuilding effort. Full story
VideoThe internet has already prompted large shifts in how many of us live our lives. What will happen when all of us are connected to the internet all the time? Eric Schmidt, executive chairman at Google, talks about the company's vision of the future. Full story
OpinionIn a New York Times op-ed, Senior Associate Dean Jeffrey Sonnenfeld writes about the call to separate the chairman and CEO roles at JPMorgan Chase. “While the model can work on occasion, it is surely no panacea that ensures good economic results or good governance,” he argues. Full story
Video In an excerpt from his Policy Modeling class, Prof. Edward Kaplan walks through how statistical models can clarify questions about the best ways to fight terror plots. Full story
ResearchGaining access to electricity leads to larger improvements in income and education than previously estimated, according to new research by Professor Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak. Full story