Posts Tagged ‘Stanford University’

  • Choosing either a profits focus or a social responsibility focus is ethical for profit seeking entities like businesses and college endowments.

    Ethical Dilemmas for College Endowments

    May 18, 14 • 421 Views • No Comments

    The closer you look at ethical investing for university endowments, the more you see the tradeoffs. The headline coverage began when Stanford announced it would “not make direct investments in coal mining...  [read more]

  • Uncertainty can slow economic growth.

    Economic Uncertainty

    Nov 7, 12 • 311 Views • No Comments

    Uncertainty might impede economic growth. The research of several economists indicates that policy uncertainty foreshadows and might even cause slower economic activity. To prove their hypothesis, they created an Index of Economic Policy Uncertainty with 3...  [read more]