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Texas A&M Researchers Examine Effectiveness Of State’s Franchise Tax

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New Research From Syracuse University’s Whitman School Offers Detailed Analysis of Economic Value Creation in the U.S. Airline and Global Automotive Industries

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New management research from Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management provides quantitative estimates of economic value creation and appropriation in two industries, the U.S. airline industry and global automotive industry.

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Nonprofit Exec Turnover More Turbulent Than Previously Thought

Research finds executive turnover at nonprofit organizations is often plagued by problems – with few transitions mirroring the scenarios painted in the professional literature. The study also finds that most executives do not leave their positions due to voluntary retirement, as previously thought.

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Lessons Today’s Banks Should Take From Great Depression Chicago

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New research from the University of Warwick serves as a warning to banks not to over invest in mortgages.

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Babson Professor Raj Sisodia Co-Authors ‘Shakti Leadership: Embracing Feminine and Masculine Power in Business’

Babson College Professor Raj Sisodia has co-authored Shakti Leadership: Embracing Feminine and Masculine Power in Business alongside Nilima Bhat, founder of Sampurnah: The Wholeness Practice.

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US-Vietnam Arms Deal Normalizes Relations, Counters China

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Opening Chattanooga Office

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The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory will open an office at EPB headquarters in Chattanooga’s Innovation District that will link local companies to the national laboratory’s resources and expertise.

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A Benefit of Organizational Misconduct: Others in Group May Work Harder, Johns Hopkins Study Says

Misconduct within an organization is generally seen as a predicament at best, a catastrophe at worst. But a new study shows that such misconduct, or “deviance,” can prove beneficial by causing “non-deviant” members of the group to work harder in order to alleviate their own discomfort with the organization’s tarnished image.

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Female Members on Corporate Boards Can Lower Number of Mergers and Acquisitions, Study Suggests

University of Notre Dame researcher Craig Crossland, management professor at the Mendoza College of Business, and colleagues decided to look into the numbers. After studying almost 3,000 acquisitions between 1998 and 2010, they found that the larger the proportion of women on a board of a U.S. public company, the fewer acquisitions it engages in.

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New Report Evaluates Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Track Record

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A new study by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Christopher L. Peterson analyzes the U.S. government’s effort to create an effective consumer financial protection agency.

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Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Project (BEEP) Makes Social And Economic Impact In Colombia

Manizales-Más, Babson’s entrepreneurship and economy-boosting collaboration with the Colombian city of Manizales, has made impactful strides and seen record success since its full-scale launch in 2012.

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Schools Need to Provide Better Access to Community Services So All Students Can Learn

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All across the country, there are low-performing school districts, under-achieving students and frustrated teachers, but current literature doesn’t fully address the root of the problems. The new book "School-Linked Services: Promoting Equity for Children" re-thinks the relationship between public education and communities, and how schools can help break the cycle of poverty while promoting student and teacher success.

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Chicago Booth Professors Receive AQR Insight Award for Research on Financial Markets

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Assistant Professor Samuel Hartzmark and Associate Professor Kelly Shue received the 2016 AQR Insight Award for their research into the effect of earnings news on financial markets.

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Left Uncontrolled, Weeds Would Cost Billions in Economic Losses Every Year

A team of experts from the Weed Science Society of America found that if weeds were allowed to grow with no control measures, about half of corn and soybean crops across the United States and Canada would be lost, costing growers about $43 billion annually. The team was led by Kansas State University agronomy professor, Anita Dille.

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Top Stories 5-16-2016

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ISPOR International Meeting to Focus on Health Care Value, Affordability, and Patient Centeredness

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ISPOR announced confirmation of key scientific sessions for its 21st Annual International Meeting starting next week, May 21-25, 2016 in Washington, DC, USA. The meeting will feature three, timely Plenary Sessions centered on the theme, “Value, Affordability, and Patient Centeredness: Can We Have It All?”.

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Congo’s Future Is Fraught with Danger Following Political Move

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Impeaching Brazil’s President Rousseff Opens New Era of Institutional Instability