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Words matter: Earnings call language foreshadows credit risk, study finds

October 15, 2019

From officials’ mouths come words that predict bankruptcy, interest spread and more. Using an analysis of thousands of…
Sustainable dairy project finds ways to lower emissions, boost profits

September 24, 2019

A six-year-long, nationwide research project has concluded with solutions to help the dairy industry reduce greenhouse gas emissions…
Rising costs in water bills will lead to rate shocks; water utilities must prepare now

August 23, 2019

Most consumers know the cost of a gallon of gasoline. Many customers can read their electric utility bills…
Research shows governance is key to better resource management strategies

July 1, 2019

For resource managers charged with maintaining important assets like croplands or fisheries, quantitative modeling is a critical tool.…
Sticker shock: Why we need price tags on health care

February 6, 2019

What if you could shop for a magnetic resonance imaging scan like you would for someone to paint…
Global Case Competition at Harvard

February 3, 2019

The Global Case Competition at Harvard is the world’s most prestigious student-organized case competition. This year’s competition is organized…
Higher economic growth in Africa could lead to more energy use, especially in industry

August 10, 2018

Africa, with its wealth of natural resources and fast-growing population, may have a significant impact on international energy…
Link between growth in economic activity and electricity use is changing around the world

November 21, 2017

Growth in economic activity (measured as gross domestic product) has tended historically to be coupled with increases in…
Great expectations force risky business acquisitions

May 17, 2017

A good reputation can be bad for business, according to new research from the University of Georgia. For…
New research charts surging income inequality in United States

December 21, 2016

Economic growth for those in the bottom half of the income distribution in the United States has stalled…
During Great Recession employees drank less on the job, but more afterwards

January 6, 2016

Periods of economic uncertainty tend to influence drinking problems among people who lose their jobs, as some turn…
The economics of Star Wars: How the Empire collapses​​

December 2, 2015

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…​ The Rebel Alliance blew up two of their…
Study: Analysts’ stock recommendations are not only independent, they’re useful

November 11, 2015

Contrary to common complaints, analysts’ stock recommendations are not only independent, they’re useful, according to a new study…
Angus Deaton receives Nobel Prize in economics

October 13, 2015

Princeton University professor Angus Deaton has been awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics for his contributions to…
Cities at risk

September 9, 2015

New model says world cities face expected losses of $4.6 trillion in economic output over the next decade…
Economic games don’t show altruism

January 19, 2015

Economic ‘games‘ routinely used in the lab to probe people’s preferences and thoughts find that humans are uniquely altruistic,…
Millennials uneducated on important clothing care skills, study finds

October 15, 2014

As more and more high schools around the country drop home economics classes due to budget cuts or…
Long-term unemployed struggle as economy improves, study finds

September 26, 2014

While the unemployment rate for people out of work for six months or less has returned to prerecession…
Geography matters: Model predicts how local ‘shocks’ influence US economy

August 7, 2014

A sudden closing of a major airline hub such as the main Atlanta airport would undoubtedly leave thousands…
Study reveals economic impact of El Nino

July 14, 2014

 El Niño has a significant impact on the world and local economies – and not always for the…
Contrary to expectations, life experiences better use of money than material items

April 2, 2014

Despite knowing that buying life experiences will make them happier than buying material items, shoppers might continue to…
What would Buddha do, economically speaking?

March 19, 2014

UC Berkeley economist Clair Brown acknowledges that “Buddhist economics” may seem like an oxymoron. Nevertheless, she’s teaching a…
Cultural sensitivity necessary for global business leaders, scholar says

January 23, 2014

Global business leaders must adapt their behavior to the country in which they are doing business or risk…
Reilly Center Releases 2014 List of Emerging Ethical Dilemmas and Policy Issues in Science and Technology

December 11, 2013

The University of Notre Dame’s John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values has just released its…
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