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Article ID: 700319

It Pays to Be Nice to Your Employees, New Study Shows

Binghamton University, State University of New York

New research from Binghamton University, State University at New York finds that showing compassion to subordinates almost always pays off, especially when combined with the enforcement of clear goals and benchmarks.

Released:
11-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Marketing Causes Inequality, New Book Suggests

Article ID: 699872

Marketing Causes Inequality, New Book Suggests

Washington University in St. Louis

The dramatic rise of income inequality since 1970 has largely been caused by advances in marketing, says a law professor at Washington University in St. Louis.“Marketers have become better at creating and exploiting market distortions in legal ways,” said Gerrit De Geest, the Charles F. Nagel Professor of International and Comparative Law in the School of Law.

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31-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 697485

The ‘Moral Disgust’ Some Feel for Counterfeit Items Can Extend To the Genuine Products Being Copied

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

A study co-authored by a Johns Hopkins University marketing expert says this feeling of revulsion is not limited to counterfeit products; it also may extend to the genuine items being copied. This should raise alarms among the makers of legitimate products that may be subject to counterfeiting, the study warns.

Released:
16-Jul-2018 3:50 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Mobile Coupons Can Increase Revenue Both During and After a Promotion

Article ID: 697422

Mobile Coupons Can Increase Revenue Both During and After a Promotion

Binghamton University, State University of New York

New research from Binghamton University, State University at New York finds that mobile coupons can affect both short- and long-term sales goals, and that targeting customers with the right type of mobile coupon can boost revenue.

Released:
16-Jul-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696571

Crowdfunders Aren’t All That Different from Commercial Lenders, Study Finds


American University

Low-Income entrepreneurs need a great story and solid financial backing for the best chance at funding, according to research from a pair of American University professors.

Released:
25-Jun-2018 9:05 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 695338

Price Competition for Generic Drugs Linked to Increase in Manufacturing-Related Recalls

Indiana University

Researchers from three universities have found that extreme price competition in the generic pharmaceutical market -- designed to make medications more affordable -- may be putting more patients at serious health risk, as evidenced by a higher number of product recalls caused by manufacturing-related problems.

Released:
30-May-2018 4:30 PM EDT

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