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Article ID: 711416

New strategy for credit card fraud detection

University of Delaware

A team of researchers has developed a new strategy for detecting credit card fraud using incentives that encourage individuals and merchants to think safety first.

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16-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711189

Private Equity Finding Value in Yesterday’s Tech ‘Shiny Objects:’ UVA Darden Private Equity Conference

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

When the public markets begin to see once splashy technology companies as dinosaurs, Siris Capital Group Managing Partner Frank Baker starts to take a closer look. Keynoting the 2019 Darden Private Equity Conference at Darden, Baker explained the strategy behind the success of the firm, which raised $3.45 billion for its fourth fund in March.

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11-Apr-2019 3:30 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 711171

People turn to consumerism to confront problems, grief and feelings

Lancaster University

People are increasingly turning to commercial settings as outlets for their emotions, confronting problems, grief and feelings.

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11-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 711151

New theoretical model links loans to bank's capital on hand

Washington University in St. Louis

Banking and regulation scientist Anjan Thakor publishes a paper with a theoretical model that proposes bridging the divide between bankers and politicians to link capital requirements to credit allocation — the bank's business of financing loans.

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11-Apr-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711120

Psychology Behind Tax Procrastination

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Research shows that most people file taxes based on how much cash they have on hand and if they expect a payment or a refund,

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10-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 710929

Tax incentives target poor neighborhoods but leave communities behind

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Lawmakers often tout pro-gentrification tax incentives such as the new federal "opportunity zone" tax incentive - the tax break offered to developers in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 - as tools to promote capital investment in poor neighborhoods.

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8-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 710866

For UTEP Doctoral Student, Bumpy Paths Offer Trajectory to Success

University of Texas at El Paso

Masum Bhuiyan, a doctoral candidate in The University of Texas at El Paso's computational science program, said he first became interested in using data culled from seismic activity after observing earthquakes in 2014 in Arizona and several stock markets since 2008 during the time of the global financial crisis. Since then, he has honed his ability to use stochastic models such as stochastic volatility and stochastic differential equations to create forecasts.

Released:
5-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 710846

Crowded Out? Government Spending and the Private Sector

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Does government spending pull resources away from the private sector? It’s a question that has long vexed economists. One widely held theory, the crowding-out effect, asserts that yes, government spending eats up resources that otherwise would be available for businesses.

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5-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 710638

Upcoming Airline Quality Rating to Reveal Best U.S. Carriers

Wichita State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The 29th annual Airline Quality Rating (AQR), the longest running and most comprehensive study of the performance quality of the largest airlines in the United States, will be announced via a nationally distributed news release on Monday, April 8, at 3:01 a.m. EDT.

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3-Apr-2019 6:00 AM EDT

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