Chicago Booth Students Receive Scholarships from Siebel, McGowan

Booth scholars join elite groups of students at the world’s leading graduate schools

Five students at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business have been named 2017 Siebel Scholars and one student was named a 2017 McGowan Fellow.

The Siebel Scholars are Sruti Balakrishnan, Christopher Cruickshank, Max Gelb, Jonathan Pack, Craig Poeppelman. The McGowan Fellow is Jonathan Chun-Hung Fung.

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Chicago Booth Professor Anil Kashyap Appointed to BoE’s Financial Policy Committee

University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor Anil Kashyap has been appointed an external member of the Financial Policy Committee at the Bank of England.

Kashyap’s term will begin on Oct. 1, 2016, for a period of three years. Kashyap’s appointment increases the number of external members on the FPC from four to five.

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New Study Sheds Light on State of LGBT Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

More than one in three LGBT entrepreneurs funded or seeking funding are not “out” to investors

Startups founded by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) entrepreneurship community are at risk for discrimination, affecting where they locate their businesses, their ability to raise capital and how they build trust with investors, according to a new study from StartOut, a national non-profit organization that supports, educates and connects LGBT entrepreneurs.

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The Moral Tipping Point: Why It's Hard to Shake a Bad Impression

When judging others, we are faster to diagnose moral decline than moral improvement

It’s easier to get a reputation as a gossip than to get rid of it.

That is one of the lessons drawn from new research at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, published in the journal Social Cognition.

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What Chicago Booth experts are saying about Brexit

After 43 years as members of the European Union, voters in the United Kingdom have voted to leave. Immediately following, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron resigned, bringing an abrupt end to his six-year premiership. These changes will have significant economic, political and social consequences. Here is what some Chicago Booth experts are saying.

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