Persistent Western Drought Conditions Create Competition For Water Resources, Affect Food and Economic Supply Chains, WVU Experts SayWest Virginia University
A new University of Washington study of requests and donations to the popular crowdfunding site GoFundMe, along with Census data, shows stark inequities in where the money went and how much was donated.
A new project funded by the Belmont Forum will develop novel tools and capacities to understand and manage interlinkages between the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and support sustainable development pathways for African countries.
NORC at the University of Chicago and AARP launched Foresight 50+, a new survey panel available to organizations looking for insights from older adults living in the United States.
Many employees have come to prefer working from home after being forced to do so more than a year ago when the pandemic started. By some estimates, at least one-quarter of employees will still be working remotely multiple days a week at the end of 2021. For those whose jobs allow it, being untethered from the office might mean moving farther away from it – by a few miles or a few hundred.
The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is pleased to announce that Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. will join Moody’s and Fiserv as inaugural sponsors of the Fintech at Cornell Initiative.
Maryland Smith management expert and futurist Oliver Schlake describes how companies can prepare for the next crisis as the economy gradually emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.
When nature vanishes, people of color and low-income Americans disproportionally lose critical environmental and health benefits--including air quality, crop productivity and disease control--a new study in Nature Communications finds.
Although bank robbery has been declining over the last decades, there are still offenders willing to rob bank branches, even if economic benefits are small. The impact from bank robberies goes well beyond the direct economic loss with considerable human toll and possible psychological after-effects on employees, customers or police officers. Sometimes, the consequences are fatal.
The Sorenson Impact Center is launching the first stage of Project DEEP (Developing Equitable Economies Program) with the mission of closing the equity gap in entrepreneurship.
A team of researchers, led by Cornell University professors Chris Barrett and Miguel Gómez, has developed the “Global Food Dollar” method, which distributes the consumer’s net purchasing dollar across all farm and post-farmgate activities.
– More than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, Governor Murphy’s once-skyrocketing ratings have now returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.
According to a new study, adults overall ate more refined grains and solid fats and children increased their intake of added sugar during the recession. The impacts of the downturn were especially pronounced in food-insecure households, where individuals significantly reduced their intake of protein and dark green vegetables while increasing total sugars.
Australia is in danger of slipping down the global trade ladder unless it completely overhauls its tax and industrial relations sectors, recruits skilled migrants, banishes red tape, improves its internet services, and reduces its reliance on China.
This new degree aims to meet the needs of new MBA students not just in the Chicago region, but nationally and globally.
The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group has conducted the monthly survey of supply managers in nine states since 1994 to produce leading economic indicators of the Mid-America economy. States included in the survey are Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota.
Pollution from manufacturing is now widespread, affecting all regions in the world, with serious ecological, economic, and political consequences.
With the support of a $325,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will develop mathematical models that allow them to study how this urban freight gap could be closed. Among other issues, they will consider the potential effects of traffic network and route reconfiguration, the sustainability of offering free or low shipping fees, and the supply chain costs associated with healthy food items. They will also explore what policies could support equitable market change.
No billionaires live among the Tsimane people of Bolivia, although some are a bit better off than others.
People living in deprived, less affluent neighborhoods spent less time indoors at home during lockdown, according to a study that tracked data from millions of mobile phone users across the United States.
Leaders of five Maryland companies, selected for global performance during the pandemic, will discuss their success keys, in virtual panel discussions. Maryland U.S. Senator Ben Cardin will be among the event's opening speakers.
Travel experts predict a strong summer tourism season fueled by pent-up demand and eased COVID-19 restrictions. But increased bookings and revenue for restaurants will depend on continued success with controlling the pandemic and the ability of businesses to find labor.
A working paper co-authored by Maryland Smith’s Bruno Pellegrino finds that in Italian firms a boss’s family members or cronies are most likely to move up the ladder, contributing to Italy’s nearly stagnant economy.
The SAFE Banking Act was a big step toward removing barriers for cannabis businesses. But Maryland Smith accounting expert and CPA Samuel Handwerger says other obstacles loom. Among them, the tax code.
ISPOR announced its upcoming ISPOR Summit 2021: Value Assessment that will be held on June 10.
Papers in leading psychology, economic and science journals that fail to replicate and therefore are less likely to be true are often the most cited papers in academic research, according to a new study by the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management.
To gauge the popularity, quality, and durability of a consumer product, Professor Andrew Ching of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School came up with the idea of examining the “inter-purchase” periods for products – that is, the amount of time between one purchase of a product and then the next purchase of the same item to replenish the supply.
A new study highlights the opportunity to complement climate mitigation scenarios with scenarios that capture the interdependence among investors’ perception of future climate risk, the credibility of climate policies, and the allocation of investments across low- and high-carbon assets in the economy.
The international journal Risk Analysis has published a timely special issue for May 2021, “Global Systemic Risk and Resilience for Novel Coronavirus and COVID-19.” Featuring 11 papers written for this issue over the past year, the collection represents a sampling of insights and viewpoints from scholars across risk sciences and resilience analytics to guide decision-making and operations related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the field of international business research, lobbying is considered a legitimate and legal political action conducted in a developed economy. Bribery, on the other hand, is seen as an outright corrupt practice in an emerging economy.
In his new book, Choosing Courage: The Everyday Guide to Being Brave at Work (Harvard Business Review Press, 2021), University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Jim Detert draws on two decades of research to offer clear, practical strategies for acting courageously at work.
Artificial Intelligence can be a key tool to improve marketing performance and add new capabilities, but implementing new technologies can come with a steep learning curve.
In a new analysis, business education-focused online publication Poets & Quants has sought to find a definitive answer to the annual question, “What is the ROI of an MBA?”
There are two key drivers of recall uncertainty — upstream and downstream complexity, according to research from Kaitlin Wowak, associate professor of information technology, analytics and operations in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.
What role does banks’ expectations about climate-related risks play in fostering or hindering an orderly low-carbon transition?
The stock market is a staple of business news, but it is unclear how meaningful stock prices are to the larger economy.
Maryland Smith researcher Rellie Derfler-Rozin will discuss the impact of zero-sum thinking in the employment negotiation process.