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Four things the Paradise Papers tell us about global business and political elites

Four things the Paradise Papers tell us about global business and political elites

The so-called Paradise Papers may sound familiar – leaked documents from a law firm that specializes in offshore services reveal how the global elite...
No-growth economy could mean fewer crashes and higher wages

No-growth economy could mean fewer crashes and higher wages

An economy based on zero growth could be more stable - experiencing fewer crashes - and bring higher wages, suggests a new University of...
Why people with ADHD can be successful in business

Why people with ADHD can be successful in business

The symptoms of ADHD foster important traits associated with entrepreneurship. That conclusion was reached in a study conducted by an international team of economists, who...
How impatience guides financial behavior

How impatience guides financial behavior

Imagine you are receiving a refund payment from the federal government. Are you going to spend it right away or save the money? Is that...

Americans spend less on transportation today than 3 decades ago

Although the average cost of a new vehicle today is well over $30,000 and the price of gasoline has more than doubled in the...
why we should bring back the $500 note and other big bills

Why we should bring back the $500 note and other big bills

A world without cash seems wonderful at first glance since it is convenient and fast. You don’t need to withdraw dollars or euros ahead of...
Why don’t big companies keep their computer systems up-to-date

Why don’t big companies keep their computer systems up-to-date?

The Equifax hack, exposing 143 million people’s personal data to unknown cybercriminals starting in March but not made public until mid-September, was entirely avoidable. The...
It’s now tougher (and more expensive) to find big ideas

It’s now tougher (and more expensive) to find big ideas

Big ideas are getting harder and harder to find, and innovations have become increasingly massive and costly endeavors, according to new research. As a result,...
Equifax breach is a reminder of society’s larger cybersecurity problems

Equifax breach is a reminder of society’s larger cybersecurity problems

The Equifax data breach was yet another cybersecurity incident involving the theft of significant personal data from a large company. Moreover, it is another reminder...
Want to improve your business's online ratings

Want to improve your business’s online ratings? Make sure to respond to reviews

Can responding to online reviews improve a business' online reputation? According to a forthcoming study in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science, a leading academic marketing journal,...