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Released: 15-Apr-2021 3:55 PM EDT
New paper shows how disease can affect economies for generations
Oxford University Press

A new paper in the Review of Economic Studies indicates that disease can alter the social networks and economic growth of countries for generations, even after the disease itself is eradicated.

Released: 15-Apr-2021 3:15 PM EDT
Relative Concerns: Family-Run Businesses Increasingly a Focus of Academic Research
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Family businesses have increasingly drawn the attention of academia over the past several decades. A new book co-edited by Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Professor Phillip Phan – "Innovation, Growth, and Succession in Asian Family Enterprises" (Edward Elgar Publishing/Johns Hopkins University Series on Entrepreneurship) – furthers the discussion, with nine chapters by a range of researchers who specialize in the topic.

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Released: 15-Apr-2021 2:15 PM EDT
CRADAs, licenses lead to billions in economic impact since 2000
Sandia National Laboratories

Cooperative Research and Development Agreements and patent license agreements between Sandia National Laboratories and outside partners led to billions in economic impact, according to a recent study on national economic contributions.

Released: 14-Apr-2021 2:00 PM EDT
Over 1,200 Coastal Scientists and Managers Engage During Virtual Gulf of Mexico Conference
Gulf of Mexico Alliance

Today, over 1,200 coastal scientists, managers, and professionals from federal and state agencies, academia, non-profits, and industry came together for a virtual event launching the new Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon). The Gulf of Mexico Alliance hosted this event in partnership with the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative and Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies.

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Released: 12-Apr-2021 2:05 PM EDT
Having Employees Overseas Helps Companies Reap U.S. Tax Benefits
North Carolina State University

A recent study finds U.S. companies that have a substantial number of employees in foreign jurisdictions with lower tax rates are more likely than their peers to “artificially” locate earnings in those jurisdictions – and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is less likely to challenge these complex tax-planning activities.

Newswise: Workplace Communication Study During Pandemic Finds Managers Should Talk Less, Listen More
Released: 12-Apr-2021 11:05 AM EDT
Workplace Communication Study During Pandemic Finds Managers Should Talk Less, Listen More
Baylor University

Managers should listen more, be empathetic and be sure they give feedback — even if they cannot solve a problem immediately, according to a Baylor University study that focused on workplace communication during the pandemic. The crisis highlighted the need for better on-the-job communication with employees now and in the future, when the pandemic recedes, researchers said.

Released: 12-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Global Business Forum: The Economy in 2030
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Mauro Guillen discusses his book "2030: How Today's Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything” with Maryland Smith Research Professor Kislaya Prasad in an April 13 virtual event.

Released: 12-Apr-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Child Development Accounts generate assets, parental investments
Washington University in St. Louis

New research from the Center for Social Development at Washington University’s Brown School shows that parents of newborns with Child Development Accounts (CDAs) respond by deepening their commitment to the child’s higher education and their own efforts to save for that education.

Released: 7-Apr-2021 2:30 PM EDT
Rutgers Expert Explains NFT
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Merav Ozair, a FinTech faculty member at Rutgers Business School, explains the crypto-jargon and how NFT could revolutionize certain industries.

Released: 7-Apr-2021 2:00 PM EDT
Nation’s first quantum startup accelerator, Duality, launches at the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center and the Chicago Quantum Exchange
University of Chicago

The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Chicago Quantum Exchange today announced the launch of Duality, the first accelerator program in the nation that is exclusively dedicated to startup companies focused on quantum science and technology—a rapidly emerging area that is poised to drive transformative advances across multiple industries.

Released: 7-Apr-2021 9:00 AM EDT
LLNL researchers and business development executives capture best-ever three technology transfer awards
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and their colleagues who help them commercialize technologies have won three national technology transfer awards this year.

Released: 6-Apr-2021 10:55 AM EDT
Government, Nonprofit Hospitals’ Charity Care Falls Short of Their Favorable Tax Treatment
Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

The amount of charity care provided by government and nonprofit hospitals falls short of the obligation implied by their favorable tax treatment, according to a new study in the April issue of Health Affairs by researchers at Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School and Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Released: 6-Apr-2021 10:00 AM EDT
mount sinai doctors opens new cardiology location in brooklyn
Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai Doctors has opened its first cardiology location in Brooklyn, New York, with a team of highly skilled physicians, nurses, technicians, medical assistants and cardiac services. Mount Sinai Doctors-Brooklyn, Cardiology is 5,000 square feet and located at 1977 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn.

Released: 5-Apr-2021 4:35 PM EDT
Tom Sands appointed President of Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals
Beth Israel Lahey Health

Tom Sands, MBA, MHA, FACHE, has joined Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals as its new president. Sands will lead the hospitals in their mission to deliver innovative, high-quality, patient-centered care to communities across the North Shore.

Released: 5-Apr-2021 4:15 PM EDT
John Kerndl joins Beth Israel Lahey Health as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Beth Israel Lahey Health

John Kerndl, MBA, has joined Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH) as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In his new role, Kerndl is responsible for all finance operations, including supply chain, revenue cycle and treasury.

Released: 5-Apr-2021 2:40 PM EDT
How Can Remote Workers Best Manage Work-Home Conflict?
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, remote workers are still struggling to find an efficient work-life balance. Timothy D. Golden, a professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, offers research-based best practices for managing common issues that impede success while working from home.

Released: 5-Apr-2021 1:05 PM EDT
Study Highlights Benefits of Tax Planning For Companies Facing Financial Constraints
North Carolina State University

A law governing pensions gave business scholars an unprecedented research opportunity to understand the impact of financial constraints.

Released: 2-Apr-2021 1:35 PM EDT
Corporate Employees Learn New Strategies for Helping Youth While Building Workforce of Tomorrow at CFES Brilliant Pathways Training
CFES Brilliant Pathways

Corporations concerned with cultivating and recruiting the workforce of tomorrow due to the dramatic effects of COVID-19 on America’s youth are turning to CFES Brilliant Pathways for answers.

Released: 1-Apr-2021 3:50 PM EDT
Finnish study detects lottery-like behavior in cryptocurrency market
University of Vaasa

Recent research from the University of Vaasa and the University of Jyväskyla shows that speculation and lottery-like behavior is a fundamental factor for the pricing of cryptocurrencies.

Released: 1-Apr-2021 11:30 AM EDT
Early-Career Editors join the board of Molecular Biology of the Cell journal
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) is proud to announce the selection of 24 Early-Career Editors to join the board of Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC). This new group of pre-tenure faculty and postdocs will be responsible for highlighting preprints posted on bioRxiv.

Released: 31-Mar-2021 10:00 AM EDT
Wolters Kluwer to publish the American Journal of Medical Quality and expand the discourse on the field of medical quality globally
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Wolters Kluwer, Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce that it has been named publisher of American Journal of Medical Quality (AJMQ), the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ).

Released: 30-Mar-2021 3:35 PM EDT
Health savings accounts often overlooked as a financial strategy for building personal wealth
Indiana University

Many experts have praised health savings accounts – commonly known as HSAs – for providing a triple tax break. Money is deposited pretax, can grow tax-free and is not taxed when it is spent, as long you as the expenses are eligible. During the pandemic, they have become an important way to save for unexpected healthcare costs. But for those graduating from college and beginning a new career, health savings accounts also can be the first key to accumulating wealth, according to a new article by Greg Geisler, clinical professor of accounting in the Indiana University Kelley School of Business.

Released: 30-Mar-2021 11:20 AM EDT
What's Next for Restaurant Industry?
SUNY Buffalo State College

Kathleen O'Brien, chair and lecturer in Buffalo State's Hospitality and Tourism Department, and founder of the on-campus dining club, Campus House, talks about the current environment for restaurants as country emerges from COVID, and what may lie ahead.

Released: 30-Mar-2021 9:35 AM EDT
Degrees of happiness? Formal education does not lead to greater job satisfaction, study shows
University of Notre Dame

There is almost no relationship between formal educational attainment and job satisfaction, according to new Notre Dame research.

Released: 29-Mar-2021 10:00 AM EDT
D.C. Entrepreneurial Instruction and Mentorship Network helps Jamaican native catapult her tech-forward beauty brand
George Washington University

The Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded the George Washington University a $75,000 grant to launch the Entrepreneurial Development Network DC (EDNDC).

Released: 25-Mar-2021 12:25 PM EDT
Consumers will dub activist brands as 'woke-washers' if they cannot prove moral competency
City University London

New research shows that consumers judge 'activist brands' based on how morally competent they are perceived to be when challenging free speech.

Released: 25-Mar-2021 12:05 PM EDT
In Certain Circumstances, Outsourcing Poses Risks to Vendors
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Outsourcing routine tasks, like payroll, customer service, and accounting, offers well-known benefits to businesses and contributes to an economy in which entrepreneurial vendors can support industry and expand employment. However, new research from the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute discovered that not all client-vendor relationships are beneficial for the vendors.

Released: 24-Mar-2021 3:55 PM EDT
Study Indicates Deliberate Hiring of Unethical Management Accountants
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Dark personality traits -- questionable ethical standards, narcissistic tendencies – are often framed as an accidental byproduct of selecting earnings managers who fit the stereotype of a strong leader. But new research in the Journal of Business Ethics finds this is often no accident.

Released: 24-Mar-2021 3:40 PM EDT
Handheld ultrasound device could become the 21st century stethoscope
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

Hertz Fellow Nevada Sanchez created the Butterfly iQ+, the world's first handheld whole-body ultrasound system.

Released: 24-Mar-2021 10:45 AM EDT
American College of Radiology Earns Third Recognition as a Great Place to Work
American College of Radiology (ACR)

The American College of Radiology® (ACR®) is certified as a great workplace for the third consecutive year by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®.

Released: 23-Mar-2021 11:00 AM EDT
Gulf of Mexico Alliance Announces New Gulf Star Projects
Gulf of Mexico Alliance

The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is pleased to share several new projects as part of its ongoing Gulf Star Program. This year’s projects focus on supporting coastal resilience, underrepresented and underserved communities, citizen science water and marine debris monitoring, living shorelines, wildlife conservation, and regional data sharing.

Released: 23-Mar-2021 10:45 AM EDT
ACSM and Technogym Partner to Promote Physical Activity, Improve Quality of Life
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

ACSM and Technogym renew long-standing partnership to promote the importance of physical activity and combat chronic disease and illness. The agreement focuses on expanding impact of global Exercise is Medicine initiative.

Released: 22-Mar-2021 5:50 PM EDT
Income drives the economy, not prices
Dartmouth College

Politicians and business leaders often make claims about why certain sectors in the economy are shrinking, such as the decline in U.S. manufacturing is due to robotics or trade with China.

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Released: 22-Mar-2021 5:45 PM EDT
Its curvature foreshadows the next financial bubble
Max Planck Society (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft)

An international team of interdisciplinary researchers has identified mathematical metrics to characterize the fragility of financial markets. Their paper "Network geometry and market instability" sheds light on the higher-order architecture of financial systems and allows analysts to identify systemic risks like market bubbles or crashes.

Released: 22-Mar-2021 11:00 AM EDT
Eccles School’s MBA Online Program ranks Top 15 in the world by Financial Times
University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business

The MBA Online program at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has ranked No. 1 in the West, No. 6 in the United States, and No. 13 globally in the 2021 Financial Times Online MBA rankings.

Newswise: CooperVision Joins American Academy of Ophthalmology Initiative to Address Worldwide Myopia Epidemic
Released: 22-Mar-2021 8:30 AM EDT
CooperVision Joins American Academy of Ophthalmology Initiative to Address Worldwide Myopia Epidemic
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

A recently announced initiative from the American Academy of Ophthalmology to protect children from the vision-threatening consequences of high myopia (nearsightedness) has attracted major financial support from CooperVision.

Released: 19-Mar-2021 1:30 PM EDT
It Costs to be an “Angry Black Woman” for Black Women in Business
Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona

A new study by Aleks Ellis, professor of management and organizations in the Eller College of Business at the University of Arizona, has found evidence of heightened awareness to anger by black women — reinforcing the existence of the “angry black woman” stereotype. In two specific experiments, he found that when a black woman displays anger, it actually activates that stereotype in observers and causes her co-workers to view her as less able to lead.

Newswise: Nationwide Children’s Hospital Affiliate Andelyn Biosciences Receives Significant Investment and Enters Into Strategic Partnership with Pall Corporation and Cytiva
Released: 18-Mar-2021 2:05 PM EDT
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Affiliate Andelyn Biosciences Receives Significant Investment and Enters Into Strategic Partnership with Pall Corporation and Cytiva
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Deal strengthens Andelyn’s ability to serve a variety of clients and accelerate the development and manufacturing of innovative gene therapies.

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