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Newswise: Wichita State University tops national rankings for aeronautical R&D

Wichita State University tops national rankings for aeronautical R&D

Wichita State University

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released updated rankings for university research and development (R&D) expenditures, and Wichita State has held its position as the top university in the country for industry-funded aeronautical R&D with a total of $39 million in fiscal year 2018.

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5-Dec-2019 12:55 PM EST
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Paying Taxes Less 'Taxing' When We Recognize How Those Dollars Help Others -- Study

Simon Fraser University

There's nothing certain in life except death and taxes. But taxpayers' support for the latter could potentially be improved, according to a new study led by SFU psychology researchers Emily Thornton and Lara Aknin.

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5-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Ratcheting up NBA Rookie Salaries May Incentivize Athletes to Finish College

Ratcheting up NBA Rookie Salaries May Incentivize Athletes to Finish College

University of Vermont

In a paper for the “International Journal of International Sport Finance” Barbara Arel and Michael J. Tomas III, faculty at the University of Vermont, reimagined the NBA’s rookie salary scale to redistribute pay in a way that compensate players more for each year of college completed.

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Released:
5-Dec-2019 2:30 AM EST
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Newswise: Crop Innovation Company Introduces New Seed Company Focused on High-Performance Food & Feed Grade Soybeans
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Crop Innovation Company Introduces New Seed Company Focused on High-Performance Food & Feed Grade Soybeans

Benson Hill

Benson Hill today announced the launch of Benson Hill Seeds, a business focused on delivering superior seeds to meet the evolving needs of the growing human food and animal feed markets, including the eMerge Genetics portfolio of non-GMO soybean varieties.

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3-Dec-2019 3:05 PM EST
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How to Help Fix the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Flawed Hospital Rating System

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

The current hospital star-rating system used by the U.S. government’s Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is plagued with numerous flaws, and University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor Dan Adelman has come up with a new way to address one of its most controversial issues.

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3-Dec-2019 2:25 PM EST
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How to Design for Real Race-Intelligent Inclusion

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Do diversity and inclusion efforts do what they’re intended to? Professor Martin Davidson, Darden’s senior associate dean and global chief diversity officer, discusses workplace practices that encourage a culture of race-intelligent inclusion and greater understanding of the needs of black people.

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Released:
3-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Love, Lies and Money: Study Introduces, Defines and Measures Financial Infidelity

University of Notre Dame

New research from the University of Notre Dame introduces the concept of financial infidelity — engaging in any financial behavior likely to be frowned upon by a romantic partner and intentionally failing to disclose that behavior.

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3-Dec-2019 7:05 AM EST
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Newswise: NCAA takes steps to allow college athletes to get paid… now what?

NCAA takes steps to allow college athletes to get paid… now what?

Arizona State University (ASU)

For decades, the NCAA has adamantly opposed the idea of student-athletes being paid to play college sports. That position is no longer tenable.

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Released:
2-Dec-2019 6:00 PM EST
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This ‘Fix’ for Economic Theory Changes Everything From Gambles to Inequality to Ponzi Schemes

Santa Fe Institute

Whether we decide to take out that insurance policy, buy Bitcoin, or switch jobs, many economic decisions boil down to a fundamental gamble about how to maximize our wealth over time. How we understand these decisions is the subject of a new perspective piece in Nature Physics that aims to correct a foundational mistake in economic theory.

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Released:
28-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST
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