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17-Nov-2017


All Black Friday Deals Are Not Created Equal

Spend $200 on a great Christmas gift at the big box store and get a $50 gift card. Sounds like a great offer. It may, in fact, entice you to spend more than you normally would, warned a marketing expert at Washington University in St. Louis.

– Washington University in St. Louis

Journal of Marketing Research (forthcoming)

16-Nov-2017


Why Do Employees Cheat? Too Much Pressure

Workplace cheating is a real and troublesome phenomenon, and new research from the University of Georgia explains how it starts—and how employers can help prevent it.

– University of Georgia

Journal of Applied Psychology

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American Dream Revised: New Study Says Homeowners Shouldn’t Count on Property Appreciation Creating Wealth

The American Dream of homeownership as the path to creating wealth may be due for a revision. A new study finds that the property appreciation most homeowners expect when buying a home may be relatively meaningless in terms of building wealth.

– Florida Atlantic University

Journal of Housing Research

15-Nov-2017


Jail is the Answer to Corporate Tax Avoidance, says American University Professor

With the Paradise Papers dominating headlines, research by a professor in American University’s Kogod School of Business suggests we’ve been getting tough on tax avoidance all wrong.

– American University


Grooming College Students for Booming Hotel Industry

Rebecca Tate, lecturer, Hospitality and Tourism Department, is now leading a new practicum at Buffalo State. Beginning this fall, 10 upperclassmen admitted to the course are learning the four elements of the hotel business: marketing; conferences and...

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– SUNY Buffalo State

14-Nov-2017


New UCI Research Identifies Tailgating as a Collegiate Branding Opportunity

Tailgating is a favorite pastime for thousands of sports enthusiasts in the United States. The social gathering, comprised of individuals grilling, eating, drinking and socializing in preparation for a big game, is an institutionalized form of publi...

– University of California, Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business

Marketing Theory (online) September 22, 2017

13-Nov-2017


How Much Will We Pay for Something? Depends on the Value of What We’ve Just Encountered

The value of the products we encounter influences how much we’ll subsequently pay for other items, new neuroscience research has found. The results point to a previously undetected factor that affects consumer behavior.

– New York University

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Embargo expired on 13-Nov-2017 at 15:00 ET


UNLV Research Helping Japan Launch its First Integrated Resorts

Japan’s tourism economy is about to undergo a massive shift—potentially introducing $10 billion in integrated resorts—with a little help from researchers at UNLV’s International Gaming Institute (IGI).

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

BizWire Announcements


ALCEA ADVISORS, the Reference Partner for Oncology Startups in Europe, Welcomes Dr. Henri Chaoul as a Member of Its Investment Committee

ALCEA ADVISORS, the reference partner for oncology startups in Europe, welcomes Dr. Henri Chaoul as a Member of its Investment Committee

– ALCEA ADVISORS


ALCEA ADVISORS, the Reference Partner for Oncology Startups in Europe, Welcomes Dr. Steve Arlington as a Member of Its Investment Committee

ALCEA ADVISORS, the reference partner for oncology startups in Europe, welcomes Dr. Steve Arlington as a Member of its Investment Committee

– ALCEA ADVISORS


Babson’s Andrew Corbett, Top-Ranked Entrepreneurship Research Scholar, Appointed Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies

Babson College Entrepreneurship Division Chair Andrew Corbett has been named the Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies.

– Babson College


Eccles School MBA Program Jumps 10 Spots in Bloomberg Businessweek Rankings

The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business MBA program jumped 10 spots in the Bloomberg Businessweek Best Business Schools ranking released today, placing the Eccles School at No. 56 in the country and No. 8 in the West.

– University of Utah


New Certificate in Social Impact for Professionals Offered by Smith School of Business First Program of Its Kind in Canada

The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) at Queen’s University’s Smith School of Business has launched a new certificate program aimed at equipping working professionals with the knowledge and skills to integrate social impact considerations into their...

– Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business, Queen's University


Boise State University President Bob Kustra Announces Retirement

Boise State University President Bob Kustra announced Wednesday that he will retire on June 30, after 15 years of leading Idaho’s largest public university.

– Boise State University


Wolters Kluwer and Health Data Management Examine Strategies for Optimizing Use of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today its Chief Technology Officer, Jean-Claude Saghbini, will join industry experts in an examination of emerging artificial intelligence (AI) offerings, helping healthcare executives best assess, acquire and apply cu...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins


U of Utah Ranks 15th for Undergrad and 23rd for Grad Entrepreneurship Studies

For the seventh straight year, The Princeton Review ranked the University of Utah as one of the top 25 schools in the country in 2018 for entrepreneurship education in a new survey released today. Led by the David Eccles School of Business and its La...

– University of Utah


Lawrence Livermore and American Heart Association Partner to Accelerate Drug Discovery

The American Heart Association (AHA) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have formed a strategic business partnership to overcome the burden of drug discovery, cost and access.

– Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


DHS S&T Awards $6.8 Million for Five R&D Projects to Improve X-Ray Detection Technology

DHS S&T has awarded funding to four research and development (R&D) projects that will improve the threat detection capabilities of current X-ray technologies for passenger X-ray baggage systems.

– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

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