Institute Insights: Funding Innovation: Exploring Philanthropy in the Sciences
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
When the federal government, state governments, industry, foundations and nonprofit organizations support scientific research, they do so with the goal of uncovering innovations and advancing science. But what about private donors?
Institute Insights: Do Founders Actually Listen to their Teams?
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Founders often face a fundamental tension. On one hand, founders usually desire to retain as much control over their firm as possible. On the other hand, they often lack the competencies required to lead their companies through later stages of growth. But do founders actually listen to these team members? Or do they just continue to listen to their own intuition?
Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India Shares Plan for Economic Growth
Monday, September 30, 2019
On Monday, Sept. 24, a standing room-only crowd gathered at the Kenan Center in Chapel Hill to participate in a fireside chat with Krishnamurthy Subramanian, the 17th chief economic advisor to the government of India. The program was led by UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School professors Anusha Chari and Christian Lundblad.
Entrepreneurial Team Formation and the Role of Trust and Control
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Entrepreneurial culture celebrates the successful archetypical founder as a “lone wolf”; however, academic literature has found the majority of new entrepreneurial firms, ventures and start-ups are founded not by individuals, but by teams.
Institute Insights: The Implications of Interest Rate Addiction
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Current U.S. Federal Reserve policy has left many experts scratching their heads in confusion. As the Fed continues moving toward a greater degree of stimulus, questions arise as to whether the U.S. is on a lending path similar to other countries, where record low interest rates are now passé, and negative interest rates rule.