Deakin University research has revealed managers' leadership styles could be to blame for their employees' health issues.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-24
Researchers at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) today released "Economic Contributions of Distilled Spirits in Texas 2020," a new study highlighting the significant economic impact Texas distillers made to their local communities and the state in 2020, despite economic hardships of the pandemic and lingering Prohibition-era laws... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-24
Wharton marketing professor Wendy De La Rosa was enjoying dinner with family when her cousin started raving about a new arrangement with his employer that allows him to access his wages each day through an app, rather than waiting for payday.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-23
President Joe Biden called on Congress to suspend the federal gas tax to "bring families just a little bit of relief" as average gasoline prices exceed US$5 a gallon. The tax is 18.4 cents on regular gasoline and 24.4 cents on diesel. Biden's proposal would rescind both taxes for 90... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-23
The world's first biodiversity-adjusted sovereign credit ratings shows how ecological destruction affects public finances—driving downgrades, debt crises and soaring borrowing costs, according to a team of economists led by Cambridge University.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-23
It's a quaint fantasy: pack up your belongings, hop on a plane and escape to a remote island or maybe even found a tiny nation of your own, where you can live unencumbered by the constraints of society.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-22
For many investors, the SEC's November 2020 human capital disclosure requirement didn't require enough. The rule allows companies to choose what workforce costs, wellness, diversity and retention details—among other human capital data—to share, providing substantial managerial discretion. Human capital has become a major financial performance predictor, especially amidst a tight... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-22
New research has revealed for the first time the economic impact of the poverty premium at a local level across Britain.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-22
Social commitment leads to good relationships between companies and its stakeholders, and it is the board of directors' responsibility to ensure that companies fulfill their commitment to the communities and society of which they are a member. In a study published in Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, researchers who analyzed... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-22
Metro areas in the United States have become increasingly unaffordable to residents, especially Black and Latino Americans, finds a new report from the USC Dornsife Equity Research Institute (ERI), published by the National Equity Atlas.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-17
Mutual fund investors are known to be vulnerable to fluctuating market conditions. What is less well understood is how corporate managers are affected by waves of investor optimism. A researcher has published a study in the journal Financial Innovation, where he argues that corporate managers and investors are jointly caught... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-17
If you're trying to scale back on impulse purchases, then you may want to hold off on drinking that coffee. An international study led by the University of South Florida (USF) found that caffeine impacts what you buy and how much you spend when shopping.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-17
New research in the INFORMS journal Management Science identifies a new method of implementing pandemic lockdowns that decreases infection rates while also limiting negative economic impacts.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-16
Leading world markets face similar problems in creating economically and environmentally sustainable construction industries, international researchers say in a new research article.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-16
Pulling up to the pump these days requires a major financial commitment, what with the national average price of gasoline at close to $5 per gallon—and over $6 in California. But while higher gas prices take a bigger bite out of everyone's wallet, do they have any advantages?... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-16