Harvard Business School

Will helping women get better grades in business school actually help them do better in the real world of business? That's the question I was left wondering at the end of this fascinating, thoroughly reported New York Times article by Jodi Kantor, on a concerted effort by Harvard Business School to close the achievement gap between male and female students. For the class of 2013, the project was more successful than administators had even hoped.

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Click here for Margo Howard’s Week One coverage of the Clark Rockefeller case. WEEK TWO, DAY ONE There is great anticipation about Sandra Boss’s appearance. A larger than usual number of still photographers are hanging around on the courthouse steps, since only one pool photographer is allowed in the courtroom.

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Click here for Margo Howard's coverage of the first two days of Week Two. Click here for the last two days of Week Two. Click here for her coverage of Week Three. And click here for her concluding coverage. Last July one of The Boston Globe guys who’s a pal called to ask if I knew any Rockefellers. I said yes. He said, “Can you find out if anyone in the family who would be in his 40s is named ‘Clark’?” I asked why. He said someone who identified himself as a Rockefeller just kidnapped his seven-year-old daughter and left town with her.

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London Fog

Apart from Austin Powers, there can be few British institutions as groovy right now as The Economist. Der Spiegel has hailed its "legendary influence." Vanity Fair has written that "the positions The Economist takes change the minds that matter." In Britain, the Sunday Telegraph has declared that "it is widely regarded as the smartest, most influential weekly magazine in the world." In America, it is regularly fawned on as a font of journalistic reason.

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