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Newswise: How Information Is Like Snacks, Money, and Drugs—to Your Brain

Article ID: 714644

How Information Is Like Snacks, Money, and Drugs—to Your Brain

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

A new study by researchers at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has found that information acts on the brain's dopamine-producing reward system in the same way as money or food.

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19-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Blockchain in Bloom: New Initiative Drives Research Grants, Incubator, Courses

Article ID: 709284

Blockchain in Bloom: New Initiative Drives Research Grants, Incubator, Courses

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

Bosun Adebaki, MBA 19, will spend time this spring researching the merits of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), a form of digital money that’s being tested by governments and central banks worldwide. His goal is to determine how central banks can use digital currencies to become more competitive, flexible, and efficient.

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7-Mar-2019 3:55 PM EST
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Article ID: 706051

Stock options worth more for women, senior managers, study finds

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

A novel new way of determining the value of employee stock options has yielded some surprising insights: Options granted to woman and senior managers are worth more because they hold them longer. And options that vest annually rather than monthly are worth more for the same reason.

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7-Jan-2019 12:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Haas Team Wins National Real Estate Case Challenge

Article ID: 705405

Haas Team Wins National Real Estate Case Challenge

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

A team of Berkeley MBA students took first place at the 16th annual National Real Estate Case Challenge for their creative investment strategy surrounding a new commercial property.

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13-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 701681

Buy or lease? In going solar, third-party systems perform better, research finds

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

An analysis of 2,000 nonresidential solar systems in California found that third-party installations have a 4 percent better production yield than systems owned directly by the businesses.

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4-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Renowned Economist Ann Harrison Named Dean of UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business

Article ID: 699469

Renowned Economist Ann Harrison Named Dean of UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

Renowned Wharton economist and University of California, Berkeley, alumna Ann E. Harrison has been named the next dean of the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ announced today.

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23-Aug-2018 3:40 PM EDT
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Newswise: Handshaking Promotes Better Deal-Making

Article ID: 698795

Handshaking Promotes Better Deal-Making

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

In new research forthcoming in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Berkeley Haas Asst. Prof. Juliana Schroeder has found a profound effect to the simple ritual: Shaking hands can improve the outcome of negotiations for both sides.

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9-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698750

Environmental regulations drove steep declines in U.S. factory pollution

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

The federal Clean Air Act and associated environmental regulations have driven steep declines in air pollution emissions over the past several decades—even as U.S. manufacturers increased production, a study by two University of California, Berkeley economists has shown.

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9-Aug-2018 6:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley Partners With Ripple to Accelerate Innovation in Blockchain & Cryptocurrency
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    4-Jun-2018 6:00 AM EDT

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The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley Partners With Ripple to Accelerate Innovation in Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

The Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley today announced its participation in the University Blockchain Research Initiative, a new program founded by Ripple to support academic research, technical development, and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency, and digital payments.

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4-Jun-2018 6:00 AM EDT
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