My interview with the Harvard Magazine on the newly launched Harvard Global Institute and how it fits into  Harvard’s global strategy.


Labor productivity in India should be driving the reforms being made in India, from infrastructure to education, health and access to technology.


As the Senior Advisor to the President on Harvard’s Global Strategy, I have been working with my colleagues on a new initiative to enhance the University’s global engagement.   I am happy to report that these efforts led to the recent announcement on the creation of the Harvard Global Institute: .  The new Institute will allow Harvard to mobilize its faculty and students to address pressing global challenges of our times.   In this spirit, the Institute will support an ambitious cross-disciplinary initiative to address climate change and air pollution in China.



I found this article to be very interesting.  I’m glad researchers are extending the work that Tarun Khanna and I did on institutional voids in new ways


I’m honored to be named a Fellow of the International Academy of Management and to be named to the Thinkers50 list.


As an HBS faculty member, and as an Indian-American, I am proud of the Tata Hall which was formally inaugurated last week.  Here is a video tribute to Mr. Ratan Tata, a remarkable business leader who made the Tata Hall possible.

Here are excellent remarks by Ratan Tata from the Tata Hall inauguration:


I’d like to thank all the people who made my sabbatical year a rewarding experience including my colleagues at IESE and and CEIBS.


New Case by Krishna Palepu on Strategy and Governance at Yahoo

Posted by on Jan 5, 2012 in Blog | 5,728 comments

My colleagues and I have just published a case on strategy and governance at Yahoo.  It gives a good background on developments at Yahoo which the new CEO and board will have to face.

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5th Edition of Business Analysis and Valuation, by Krishna Palepu and Paul Healy to be released in 2012

Posted by on Jan 2, 2012 in Blog | 216 comments

The 5th Edition of Business Analysis and Valuation, by Krishna Palepu and Paul Healy, will be released in 2012.

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Krishna Palepu video describes HBS Global CEO Program in China

Posted by on Dec 12, 2011 in Blog | 81 comments

Here is a description of the HBS Global CEO program in China

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