Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ratings Move Companies as Well As Consumers

A recent paper–“How Firms Respond to Being Rated”–by Duke faculty Aaron Chatterji and Harvard’s Michael Toffel provides insights into how ratings affect corporate performance. Ratings by companies like Moody’s, Michelin, and Consumer Reports have long swayed the behavior of consumers … Continue reading

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Market mechanisms needed to drive energy efficiency

This essay by student Kent Truckor, MEM/MBA Class of 2013, was selected to represent Fuqua School of Business in the TIME/Fortune 2011 “Energy for Tomorrow” competition. As the winner of Fuqua’s essay competition, Kent earned the opportunity to join EDGE, … Continue reading

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