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Released: 17-Jun-2021 6:05 AM EDT
What's Next for China-U.S. Relations
University of California, Irvine

Four UCI faculty offer insights on the future of U.S.-China relations, covering topics as wide-ranging as educational exchange programs to Hollywood portrayals.

Newswise: Pandemic-Era Crowdfunding More Common, Successful in Affluent Communities
Released: 16-Jun-2021 5:05 PM EDT
Pandemic-Era Crowdfunding More Common, Successful in Affluent Communities
University of Washington

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.

Released: 16-Jun-2021 7:05 AM EDT
Finding Pathways For Sustainable Development in Africa
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

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.

Newswise: NORC at the University of Chicago and AARP Launch Foresight 50+, the Largest High-Quality Survey Panel of Older Adults
Released: 15-Jun-2021 11:00 AM EDT
NORC at the University of Chicago and AARP Launch Foresight 50+, the Largest High-Quality Survey Panel of Older Adults
Foresight 50+

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.

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Released: 14-Jun-2021 4:05 PM EDT
What’s Next: The Ongoing Urban Exodus
University of California, Irvine

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.

Released: 11-Jun-2021 2:30 PM EDT
Tata Consultancy Services and Broadridge Financial Solutions to Sponsor Fintech at Cornell Initiative
Cornell University

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.

Released: 10-Jun-2021 3:25 PM EDT
5 Leadership Strategies for Better Adapting in a Crisis
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

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.

Newswise: Losing Nature Impacts Black, Hispanic, and Low-Income Americans Most
8-Jun-2021 5:10 PM EDT
Losing Nature Impacts Black, Hispanic, and Low-Income Americans Most
University of Vermont

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.

2-Jun-2021 3:30 PM EDT
Assessing the Risk of Robbery in Bank Branches to Reduce Impact on Personnel
Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

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.

Released: 7-Jun-2021 5:35 PM EDT
The Sorenson Impact Center Launches National Project to Create a More Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
University of Utah

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.

Released: 7-Jun-2021 2:25 PM EDT
From farm to plate: Where do global consumer dollars flow?
Cornell University

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.

Released: 7-Jun-2021 2:15 PM EDT
Murphy’s Pandemic-High Ratings Ease; High Marks on Handling of the Pandemic Continue, Taxes Still a Sore Spot
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

– 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.

1-Jun-2021 9:00 AM EDT
When the Economy Goes Down, So Does the Quality of Our Diets
American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

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.

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Released: 4-Jun-2021 8:05 PM EDT
Australia's trade sector in peril unless urgent action is taken
University of South Australia

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.

Newswise: University of Illinois Chicago launches Online MBA program
Released: 3-Jun-2021 3:30 PM EDT
University of Illinois Chicago launches Online MBA program
University of Illinois at Chicago

This new degree aims to meet the needs of new MBA students not just in the Chicago region, but nationally and globally.

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Released: 1-Jun-2021 5:35 PM EDT
Mid-America Manufacturing Strong with Record High Price Gains
Creighton University

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.

Released: 1-Jun-2021 11:55 AM EDT
The price is right: Modeling economic growth in a zero-emission society
Tokyo University of Science

Pollution from manufacturing is now widespread, affecting all regions in the world, with serious ecological, economic, and political consequences.

Released: 1-Jun-2021 11:45 AM EDT
Pandemic Purchasing Exacerbates Inequities in Urban Freight
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

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.

Released: 1-Jun-2021 11:30 AM EDT
Seeds of economic health disparities found in subsistence society
Washington State University

No billionaires live among the Tsimane people of Bolivia, although some are a bit better off than others.

Released: 28-May-2021 1:30 PM EDT
Data from 45 million mobile users further shows poorer people less able to stay at home COVID rules
Taylor & Francis

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.

Released: 27-May-2021 3:20 PM EDT
Maryland Business Adapts: Virtual Panel Discussions to Explore Global Business Perseverance Through COVID-19
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

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.

Newswise: Summer travel forecast: Mostly sunny
Released: 26-May-2021 3:45 PM EDT
Summer travel forecast: Mostly sunny
University of Delaware

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.

Released: 26-May-2021 2:50 PM EDT
Why Italy’s Economy Stopped Growing
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

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.

Released: 25-May-2021 12:25 PM EDT
The 280E Tax Code as an Obstacle for Cannabis Firms and the SAFE Banking Act
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

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.

Newswise: ISPOR Summit 2021 to Focus on Value Assessment
Released: 24-May-2021 4:05 AM EDT
ISPOR Summit 2021 to Focus on Value Assessment
ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR announced its upcoming ISPOR Summit 2021: Value Assessment that will be held on June 10.

Newswise: A New Replication Crisis: Research that is Less Likely to be True is Cited More
20-May-2021 10:05 PM EDT
A New Replication Crisis: Research that is Less Likely to be True is Cited More
University of California San Diego

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.

Released: 20-May-2021 3:05 PM EDT
Study of Diaper Sales Offers New Way to Determine Commercial Products’ Popularity, Durability
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

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.

20-May-2021 11:10 AM EDT
Accounting for finance is key for climate mitigation pathways
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

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.

Released: 20-May-2021 11:25 AM EDT
Special Issue on the Covid-19 Pandemic
Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

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.

Released: 18-May-2021 2:30 PM EDT
Management study examines fine line between lobbying, bribery
University of Texas at Dallas

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.

Released: 18-May-2021 8:05 AM EDT
UVA Darden Professor Unveils Keys to Workplace Courage in New Book
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

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.

Released: 18-May-2021 8:05 AM EDT
New Book From UVA Darden Professor Offers Roadmap to Incorporating AI into Marketing
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

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.

Released: 18-May-2021 8:05 AM EDT
The MBA Career Premium: UVA Darden in Top 5 for Lifetime Compensation Boost
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

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?”

Newswise: Study reveals new options to help firms improve the food recall process
Released: 17-May-2021 2:55 PM EDT
Study reveals new options to help firms improve the food recall process
University of Notre Dame

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.

Released: 17-May-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Climate policies, transition risk, and financial stability
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

What role does banks’ expectations about climate-related risks play in fostering or hindering an orderly low-carbon transition?

Released: 14-May-2021 11:10 AM EDT
Market report: Rising stock wealth does boost spending, employment
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The stock market is a staple of business news, but it is unclear how meaningful stock prices are to the larger economy.

Released: 13-May-2021 11:40 AM EDT
Webinar: Pitfalls of a Zero-Sum Mindset
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Maryland Smith researcher Rellie Derfler-Rozin will discuss the impact of zero-sum thinking in the employment negotiation process.

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