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New Study Shows Like-Kind Exchange Tax Provision Benefits U.S. Economy

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A groundbreaking new economic study of the U.S. commercial real estate market released last month highlights the critical role the “like-kind exchange” tax provision plays in strengthening our economy, safeguarding property values and stabilizing rents.

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Trial by Fire: Wildfire Fighting Offers Lessons in Performing Well in Unpredictable Situations

As continued drought and unusually high temperatures raise alarm over the severity of this year’s wildfire season in western states, a Johns Hopkins University researcher’s study of wildland firefighting has uncovered lessons in performing under uncertainty that should benefit workers in a variety of contexts.

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​Sex and Violence May Not Really Sell Products

If there’s one thing advertisers think they know, it is that sex and violence sell. A new analysis, however, provides some of the best evidence to date that this widely accepted adage just isn’t true.

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Consumers Prefer Meat Products Labeled From the U.S., Study Shows

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While Congress considers repealing a law requiring country-of-origin labels on packages of beef, pork and poultry, marketing researchers at the University of Arkansas have found that such labels influence consumer perceptions about food safety and quality.

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It’s Official: Workplace Rudeness Is Contagious

Rudeness in the workplace isn’t just unpleasant: it’s also contagious.

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Still No Job After Graduation? Here’s What You Should Be Doing Right Now

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It’s been two months since you walked across the stage with your diploma. You scour the want ads and send out your resume, but no one is calling you back. Frustration is setting in. What should you be doing right now?

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Falling Gas Prices Can Boost Home Sales, According to Study by FAU, Longwood Real Estate Economists

Falling gas prices can shorten the time it takes a house to sell and can increase the selling price, according to results from an ongoing longitudinal study by Florida Atlantic University and Longwood University faculty.

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Offering Healthier Options at Carryout Stores Improves Bottom Line

A pilot program designed to encourage mom and pop carryout shops in Baltimore to promote and sell healthier menu items not only improved eating habits, but also increased the stores’ gross revenue by an average 25 percent, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research found.

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Study: Even Fraud-Savvy Investors Often Look for the Wrong Red Flags

New research identifies the types of investors who are vigilant about corporate fraud, but finds that most of those investors are tracking the wrong red flags – meaning the warning signs they look for are clear only after it’s too late to protect their investment.

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Female Managers Do Not Reduce the Gender Wage Gap, Study Finds

new study finds that having a female manager doesn’t necessarily equate to higher salaries for female employees. In fact, women can sometimes take an earnings hit relative to their male colleagues when they go to work for a female manager.