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Efforts to Revive Coal Industry Unlikely to Work, May Slow Job Growth

Current federal efforts to revive the coal industry will likely do more harm than good to fragile Appalachian communities transitioning from coal as a major source of employment, according to a study conducted by Indiana University researchers.

– Indiana University

Energy Research & Social Science, March-2018

Trying to Boost "Client Satisfaction", Auditors Unwittingly Overlook Questionable Accounting Practices

For any other profession, customer relationship management is a great marketing tactic. For auditors, it makes them identify too readily with a client’s overly aggressive accounting approach

– Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business, Queen's University

The Accounting Review: September 2017, Vol. 92, No. 5, pp. 117-142

USC Annenberg’s Center for Public Relations Releases 2018 Relevance Report

Communication leaders from Best Buy, United Airlines, eBay and Toys “R” Us are among authors who contributed to a new report from USC Annenberg’s Center for Public Relations (CPR). The Relevance Report, released today, forecasts topics and tren...

– USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

UVA Darden Global Innovators’ Roundtable Explores Impact of Digital Transformation on Business and Society

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has expanded its Global Innovators Roundtable to Europe, convening senior business leaders this month in Düsseldorf, Germany, where they explored the impact of digital transformation on business a...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Professor Serves Up Expert Pitch on Business of Baseball

FSU Professor Michael Brady, a former pro baseball player, offers his expertise on the business of baseball.

Expert Available

– Florida State University


UF Study: Red Makes Consumers Retain Attention to Food Labels

Zhifeng Gao, a UF/IFAS associate professor of food and resource economics, led the study with his former doctoral students, Meng Shen and Lijia Shi, in which researchers wanted to know whether color helps draw consumers’ attention to information on...

– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

journal Food Quality and Preference


Investing in Conservation Pays Off, Study Finds

Governments and donors have spent billions of dollars since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit attempting to slow the pace of species extinctions around the world. Now, a new paper in Nature provides the first clear evidence that those efforts are working. ...

– University of Georgia


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Green Industry Contributes More Than $20B to Florida Economy, Up 19 Percent From 2000

The environmental horticulture industry, or the “green industry,” includes landscaping, nurseries, greenhouses, wholesale and retail distributors and allied manufacturing.

– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Broad Experience a Double-Edged Sword for Entrepreneurs Seeking Investors, Study Shows

According to research from the University of Notre Dame, having a wide range of experience as a “jack-of-all-trades” can sometimes be an asset, but in certain environments this will make it difficult to get a startup business off the ground.

– University of Notre Dame


U.S. Dollar Lures Investors at the Expense of the Euro

A worldwide shift in the appetite for currency since the 2008 global financial crisis appears to have hurt the Eurozone and helped the United States, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

– University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Lopsided Growth: Can a Rising Tide Sink Some Boats?

In this article, Professor Dan Murphy reveals a surprising reality about economic growth. He goes on to discuss policy implications of sector-biased growth that benefits the rich over the poor.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

College Labor Market Remains Strong

Employers will face tough competition for talent in the 2017-18 job market, thanks to a seven-year growth streak in the college labor market, according to Michigan State University's Recruiting Trends, the largest annual survey of employers in the na...

– Michigan State University

BizWire Announcements

Ratcliffe Foundation Announces $1 Million to Continue Shore Hatchery at SU

A Salisbury University program to help create jobs throughout the mid-Atlantic will continue another five years, thanks to a new $1 million gift from the Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation of Baltimore.

– Salisbury University

University of Redlands Announces Collaboration withUnited Technologies Corporation

This collaboration will enable UTC employees to pursue graduate or undergraduate degrees offered by the University of Redlands at one of its seven campuses in California or via the University’s online MBA program.

– University of Redlands

UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business Full-Time MBA Program Ranks 39th in the Nation in The Economist Report

In its first year of eligibility, the UCI Paul Merage School of Business Full-Time MBA program was ranked by The Economist in a report released today. The Merage School placed 39th in the nation, 16th among public schools, and 56th in the world. The...

– University of California, Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, UNC Health Care Sign Letter of Intent Regarding Ownership of High Point Regional Health

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and UNC Health Care, the parent organization of High Point Regional Health, have signed a Letter of Intent in which Wake Forest Baptist would acquire and integrate High Point Regional and its affiliates into their r...

– Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

NeuroPoint Alliance Welcomes WellStar to Quality Outcomes Database

WellStar joins NeuroPoint Alliance Quality Outcomes Databases as newest participant.

– NeuroPoint Alliance (NPA)

American University Center for Innovation Designated an “Oases of Excellence”

The American University Center for Innovation became the second entrepreneurship center to earn the "Oases of Excellence" honor by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni’s (ACTA) Oases of Excellence Network.

– American University

Berkeley Lab and Hydro-Québec Announce Partnership for Transportation Electrification and Energy Storage

Hydro-Québec and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have agreed to explore collaborations toward the research and development of manufacturing and scale-up technology to advance transportation elec...

– Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory





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