Caroline Grossman

Caroline Grossman is the executive director of the Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation. As an adjunct assistant professor of strategy, Grossman has designed and taught two Booth courses, including the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Social Impact Practicum, which allows students to delve deeply into a project to consider the role of the firm in society. Beyond Booth, Grossman has extensive experience as an educator and business leader, teaching at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and DePaul University, and in brand management at Kraft Foods Inc.

Strength in Numbers: Using Data to Track Diversity and Inclusion

Recent protests against racism and police brutality, along with the #MeToo movement, have increased pressure on businesses to measure and improve their...

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New eBook Revisits George Stigler’s Theory of Regulatory Capture 50 Years Later

To mark the 50-year anniversary of George Stigler’s seminal piece, “The Theory of Economic Regulation” we are publishing a new eBook examining...