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Entrepreneurs to Venture Capitalists: Don’t Be a Scrooge

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A recently published study of more than 550 decisions and responses from 144 experienced entrepreneurs reveals that “knowledge of explicit ethical or unethical behavior (by venture capitalists) profoundly shapes the entrepreneurs’ willingness to partner.”

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Banking Culture Favors Dishonest Behavior, Study Finds

Bank employees are not more dishonest than employees in other industries. However, the business culture in the banking industry implicitly favors dishonest behavior, according to a new economic study.

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Benefits of Whistleblower Programs Outweigh Costs

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New study titled, “The Impact of Whistleblowers on Financial Misrepresentation Enforcement Actions,” provides policymakers and regulators with data that proves the benefits of whistleblower involvement outweigh the costs.

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Highly Connected CEOs More Likely to Broker Mergers and Acquisitions That Harm Firms

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A new study shows that CEOs with extensive social connections initiate mergers and acquisitions more frequently, and these deals result in greater financial losses for both the acquiring firm and the combined entity.

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When Companies in the Same Industry Have Common Owners, Consumers Pay

If you owned two companies in the same industry, would you make them compete? Probably not, knowing the firms make higher profits if they don't.

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Companies Worldwide Could Learn From Pope’s Management Style

Pope Francis I is changing centuries of Church practice by decisively detaching accused prelates from their positions rather than waiting years, or even decades, for determinations of guilt, and University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor Luigi Zingales believes he is setting an example that companies across the globe should follow.

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Wal-Mart Checking Account Won’t Help Fix Wealth Gap

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Wash U Expert: Regulations on Tax Inversions a Move in the Right Direction

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What Were They Thinking? Swarthmore Study Examines Federal Reserve Prior to 2008 Financial Crisis

A new study from a team of Swarthmore professors illustrates how the Federal Reserve was aware of potential problems in the financial markets prior to 2008, but did not take the threats seriously.

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Women Who ‘Lean in’ Often Soon Leave Engineering Careers, Study Finds

Nearly 40 percent of women who earn engineering degrees quit the profession or never enter the field, and for those who leave, poor workplace climates and mistreatment by managers and co-workers are common reasons, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention.

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