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Article ID: 713117

Finding the ‘Goldilocks’ Level of Enthusiasm for Business Pitches

Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers found how long an entrepreneur displays the highest level of excitement during a pitch plays a major role in predicting success in receiving funding.

17-May-2019 3:45 PM EDT

Article ID: 712648

Automation in Government Jobs Will Affect Women, Minorities Disproportionately

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Study finds that "occupational segregation" could result in women and minorities bearing the brunt of layoffs in state and local government as a result of automation.

9-May-2019 2:25 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 710175

SpongeBob Is Not Why Your Child Likes Junk Food, New Study Shows

University of Colorado Boulder

Parents and lawmakers looking to cartoon characters as a reason children choose cookies over carrots may be looking in the wrong direction, according to a new report from CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business and Colorado State University’s College of Business. The researchers say children choose junk food over healthy food with or without cartoons on the packaging.

25-Mar-2019 3:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 710031

Easy Credit, Foolish Assumptions Are Key Ingredients of Financial Crises, Johns Hopkins Finance Expert Writes in New Book, ‘Broken Bargain’

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Kathleen Day, a long time business reporter and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School faculty, explores the history of financial crises in the new book "Broken Bargain: Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street."

21-Mar-2019 12:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 709651

The Many Names and Global Reach of Socially Responsible Investing

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Socially responsible investing is both increasingly popular and poorly defined. Driven by a confluence of factors, notably demands of socially minded investors and stakeholder-aware corporate leaders, investments that incorporate environmental, social and governance concerns have risen in recent years.

14-Mar-2019 2:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 709490

Immigration Is Beneficial to Economies, Even After 100 Years

Oxford University Press

A new study in the Review of Economic Studies finds that U.S. counties with more historical immigration have higher incomes, less poverty, and lower unemployment today.

12-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 709431

Following the Crowd: New Study Shows How to Improve Group Consensus

University of Notre Dame

New research from the University of Notre Dame has found a way to improve the accuracy of crowd-sourcing sites.

11-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 709312

Trading Cryptocurrency Is Problematic For Regular Gamblers, Rutgers Study Says

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

First study of its kind suggests cryptocurrency trading appeals to people struggling with gambling

7-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 708918

Stock Analysts Accentuate the Negative So Firms Can Achieve More Positives, Study Finds

Washington University in St. Louis

A new study, involving two Washington University in St. Louis faculty at Olin Business School, finds that analysts disseminate earnings news by revising share-price targets or stating they expect firms to beat earnings estimates, often tempering such information — even suppressing positive news — to facilitate beatable projections. The paper is scheduled for the March issue of The Accounting Review.

28-Feb-2019 4:50 PM EST

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