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7 Things to Keep in Mind About the US Economy in 2017

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Darden School of Business Professor Rich Evans and UVA economics professor Edwin Burton offer insights on what 2017 may bring for the U.S. economy

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Researchers Develop Ways to Improve Machining, Milling Processes

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Fixing flaws introduced during the machining of large components used in the aircraft and heavy equipment industries can be time-consuming for manufacturers – and costly if they must scrap the flawed parts after they’ve been fabricated. A new approach developed by researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology is helping manufacturers eliminate those flaws before the parts are created.

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Local Economy Runs in Part on Union

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When Paul Camelo, franchise owner of a Dunkin’ Donuts blocks from campus, recently moved his cramped store to bigger digs directly across the street, he wanted to recognize the College.

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Barriers Limit Black Households’ Access to Financial Services

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While black households see value in using financial planning services, most don’t pursue it due to barriers to entry including large gaps in income and net worth relative to other ethnic groups.

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Study: More Disclosure Drives Major Companies to Pay More in Taxes

There's perhaps an unintended consequence of the SEC getting better information to investors: Firms paying up to $3 billion of additional federal, state and foreign government taxes in a single year.

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Home Delinquency Rates Lower Among ACA Households

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If you are on Obamacare, you are likely a better tenant or homeowner.

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Darla Moore School of Business Building Earns LEED Platinum

The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business building has earned LEED Platinum , the highest certification awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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Never Too Early for Startups to Go Global, Study Says

Startups taking the plunge into international markets early may not face any bigger challenges than those firms that remain domestic or choose to expand later on, according to a new study.

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Doomed to Fail? Last Century Financial Regulations No Match for Today's Market

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An ineffective “top-down patchwork” of regulations will not save the United States economy from the next big and inevitable financial crisis. That’s the premise of a new book by West Virginia University professors Karen Kunz and Jena Martin.

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Financial Globalization and the 'Locust' Myth

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Professor Pedro Matos discusses his research that shows that foreign capital is generally good for public firms, spurring long-term investment, employment and innovation

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Most Valuable Colleagues: What the NBA Can Teach US About Worker Productivity

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Some employees could have a halo effect on their peers, according to new research.

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Southern Research Hires Michael Catalano as VP and General Counsel

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Southern Research has hired Michael Catalano as vice president and general counsel.

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Stock Market Fails to Predict Product Performance

Contrary to what many in the business world believe, investors cannot reliably predict how a new product will perform, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University marketing expert.

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WVU Researcher Develops Methodology to Merge Operations of World’s Largest Airline Group

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Thanks to West Virginia University Teaching Assistant Professor Pete Gall, the problem of pilot integration when airlines merge may be coming to an end for the world’s largest airline group.

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Zillow Group Pledges $5M for New UW Computer Science & Engineering Building

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Zillow Group, which houses a portfolio of the largest real estate and home-related brands on mobile and web, has committed $5 million toward the development of a second Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) building on the University of Washington's Seattle campus.

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Stocks Move in Predictable Ways After White House Change

According to a new Cornell University study, there is a way to capitalize on this fluctuation because stock returns in politically sensitive industries fall into predictable patterns after a new president is elected – and the effect is twice as strong when there’s a change in party.

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Study Shows How Phishing Scams Thrive on Overconfidence

Overconfident e-mail recipients are helping phishing succeed

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Student Entrepreneurs Ignite Their Ideas at Wildfire

The summer Wildfire program is an intensive, 10-week extracurricular program designed for student entrepreneurs to work on their startups full time. Beginning with the current winter quarter, a lighter version of the program is offered for credit in partnership with the course “Special Topics In Entrepreneurship: Radical Entrepreneurship,” taught by Jay Goldstein of the McCormick School of Engineering’s Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

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You Have Ideas; We Have Funding! We Should Talk!

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Anyone with the "next big idea" to help better secure the nation's security should participate in the Jan. 26, 2017 DHS S&T Facebook town hall to talk about how to find S&T's basic and applied research topics and how to apply for funding!

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Too Soon to Write Obituaries for Department Stores, Despite Closures and Bad Sales Reports, Says IU Kelley School Expert

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