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Taxes May Have Worsened Pre-Recession Housing Bubble

A new UT Dallas study found that property taxes may have exacerbated the housing bubble that began in the early 2000s and led to the Great Recession.

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Study Finds Couples’ Division of Paid and Unpaid Labor Linked to Risk of Divorce

A new study suggests that financial factors, including couples’ overall resources and wives’ ability to support themselves in the event of a divorce, are not predictive of whether marriages last. Rather, it is couples’ division of labor — paid and unpaid — that is associated with the risk of divorce.

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Management Research From Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management Examines Non-Compete Agreements and Entrepreneurship

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New management research from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University offers new insight into the practice of non-compete agreements common in many industries across the country.

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After-Hours Email Expectations Negatively Impact Employee Well-Being

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Earlier this year, France passed a labor reform law that banned checking emails on weekends. New research--to be presented next week at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management--suggests other countries might do well to follow suit, for the sake of employee health and productivity.

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UGA Expert: Take Advantage of Georgia Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

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UofL Faculty and Staff Introduce at-Risk Youth to Careers in Health Care

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Twenty-six students from the Shawnee neighborhood who are participating in the 1+1=U Summer Youth Enrichment Program visited the UofL Health Sciences Center Wednesday, July 20, to learn about sports medicine, healthy habits and steps to a career in health care.

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Sac State Gets $1.9 Million to Support K-12 STEM Teachers

The National Science Foundation has awarded Sacramento State a five-year, $1.9 million grant to help 20 middle school and high school teachers become education leaders in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) disciplines.

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Study: Businesses Can’t Afford to Ignore the Human Element of IT

Mood and personality play an important role in how companies should manage their IT systems, according to a new study co-authored by a researcher at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Researchers ID Cancer Gene-Drug Combinations Ripe for Precision Medicine; Many Skin Cancer Patients Still Too Likely to Sunburn; Researchers Block Common Type of Colon Cancer Tumor in Mice, and More in the Cancer News Source

Personalized Medicine Leads to Better Outcomes; Phase 1 Study Results of Selinexor Combination Therapy for Multiple Myeloma Patients; and the Latest from ASCO Sessions in the Cancer News Source

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Foundation for Emerging Nations

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Presentation of the IFCC Foundation for Emerging Nations, a charitable trust. The aim of FEN is to support programmes that help to improve the quality and delivery of laboratory medicine services, particularly in emerging nations.

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Twitter Sentiment Offers Clues to Stock Performance, Johns Hopkins Study Shows

A new study by a Johns Hopkins Carey Business School professor finds a strong contemporaneous correlation does exist between the mood of a day’s worth of tweets about a particular stock and the performance of that stock.

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Study Finds Best-Worst Scaling Comparable to Discrete Choice Experiment in Estimating Patient Preferences

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ISPOR announced the publication of a study comparing the metrics obtained from profile-case best-worst scaling (BWS) with those from a discrete choice experiment (DCE) with respect to hip replacement surgery. The study was published in the June 2016 issue of Value in Health.

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Study: Car Sharing Stalls Under Tax Burdens, Competition

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Researchers at DePaul University found that car rental taxes originally aimed at tourists and business travelers are hurting the car-sharing sector.

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U.S. Land Capacity for Feeding People Could Expand with Dietary Changes

A new “food-print” model that measures the per-person land requirements of different diets suggests that, with dietary changes, the U.S. could feed significantly more people from existing agricultural land.

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NBA All-Star Game Move: A High-Profile Hit for Charlotte and N.C.

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Does Social Status Affect Generosity?

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High-ranking people don’t always turn out to be selfish jerks. It all depends on whether they feel worthy of their prominent social position, new research indicates. A series of six scientific studies led by Michigan State University’s Broad College of Business scholar Nicholas Hays found that people with high social status who didn’t believe they earned that status were much more generous than high-status people who felt they deserved the respect and admiration of others.

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Orange County Gets a C+ Overall in Latest ASCE Infrastructure Assessment

The Orange County branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers today released its 2016 Orange County Infrastructure Report Card, giving the county a C+ average in 12 categories. The report card was developed in collaboration with the UC Irvine Civil & Environmental Engineering Affiliates, an advisory group to the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering in UCI’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering.

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Study Identifies Ways to Share Key Data Between Researchers, Business Practitioners

A research team reports that researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes and outlines ways that the two groups can collaborate more effectively -- and it involves changing how business schools do business.

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Magnetar Capital Foundation Donates $5 Million to UChicago to Improve Financial Education for High School Students

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A new partnership between UChicago STEM Education and the Magnetar Capital Foundation will expand access to financial education for high school students.

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Can Palm Oil Be Sustainable?

A new study shows to where and to what extent palm oil plantations could be expanded, while avoiding further deforestation in pristine and carbon-rich tropical forests.