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Stanford-affiliated firms generate $2.7 trillion a year

Original post made on Oct 29, 2012

Companies formed by Stanford University graduates or professors generate global revenues of $2.7 trillion annually and have created 5.4 million jobs since the 1930s, according to a study that attempted to quantify the contributions of Stanford-affiliated entrepreneurs.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, October 29, 2012, 9:50 AM

Comments

Posted by Chris Zaharias, a resident of Crescent Park
on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:30 am

Full survey available here:

Web Link


Posted by Wondering?, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:35 pm

The world-wide GDP is about $53T. Stanford's $2.7T seems like a significant portion of the world's total economic output. Wonder if anyone writing this report considered this little point.


Posted by Ducatigirl, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:18 pm

Ducatigirl is a registered user.

Stanford is to the present technology what Edinbugh University was to the Industrial Recolution. It is as simple as that!