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Research Correlates Female Representation on Boards with Firm Financial Performance

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Research by Kris Byron, PhD, department chair and associate professor of management at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, examines female board representation’s effect on firm financial performance. The paper, titled “Women on Boards and Firm Financial Performance: A Meta-Analysis,” was recently accepted for publication in the Academy of Management Journal. The co-author was Corinne Post (Lehigh University).

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Public Opinion in Russia: Russians’ Attitudes on Economic and Domestic Issues

A poll of the Russian public, conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, was released today. The poll, which includes a nationally representative in-person survey of 2,008 Russian adults taken between November 22 and December 7, 2014, found that President Vladimir Putin is extremely popular. Few say the economy is in good condition and most say that sanctions are hurting the Russian economy.

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The Holiday Season Brings a Mixed Economic Forecast for 2015 - NSU Expert Available for Post Holiday Economic Stories

As the Holidays Brings Renewed Focus on the Nation's Economy, NSU Expert Talks about Economic Climate for the Coming Year

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The Call for Normalized Relations with Cuba: An Economic Perspective

Professor William Messina with the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is an expert on Cuba's economy.

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U.Va. Darden School Survey Shows U.Va. Entrepreneurs’ Significant Impact on Economy

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An in-depth survey of the University of Virginia’s entrepreneurial alumni details their dramatic impact on the international, national and Virginia economies.

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Study Finds California's Cap-and-Trade Program Will Cause Ten Cent/Gallon Increase at the Gas Pumps After Jan 1

Analysis of cap-and-trade finds that a change in the cost of selling gasoline, up or down, is quickly and fully passed through to consumers.

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US Shale, Sluggish Economies, Russian Output Send OPEC on Vacation

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Study: Charter Schools Can Lead Families to Buy Homes Nearby

Charter schools are not subject to school district boundaries and accept students regardless of where they live. But a new study finds that families with children enrolled at a charter school are likely to move closer to the school anyway. The finding may have relevance for urban renewal efforts.

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New Economic Study Finds Scarcity Breeds Rationality

Through a series of surveys, the researchers determined that people with less time or money to spare are better able to focus on what the purchase might be worth to them.

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Falling Oil – Consumers Use Gas Prices to Gauge Their Budgets

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