Making better broth, with lots of cooks

Too many cooks spoil the broth: for decades this notion has been directly applied to the analysis of supply chains. It has also been repeatedly proven, as researchers have shown that centralizing supply-chain decision-making leads to greater efficiency.

Which is scarier, a horror film or a financial crisis?

Professor Luigi Zingales employs an innovative methodology—including showing scenes from Hostel—to quantify the extent to which fear caused investors’ risk aversion to spike after the 2008–09 financial crisis, impeding their ability to make smart investment choices.