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Scandals Not Bad for Business in the Long Term, Study Finds

26 days ago − University of Sussex
Scandals involving bosses of major firms have no long-term negative impact on share prices and can even lead to better performance, University of Sussex research has found. The corrective measures put in place after a scandal translate into improved operating performance, often outstripping that of scandal-free rivals, according to the researchers. …
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Economics

Scandals Not Bad for Business in the Long Term, Study Finds


26 days ago − University of Sussex
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Sociology

Education 'Experts' May Lack Expertise, Study Finds


12 days ago − University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Education, Learning

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4 months ago − University of Southampton
A study by the University of Southampton has found there are far fewer women studying economics than men, with women accounting for just 27 per cent of economics students, despite them making up 57 per cent of the undergraduate population in UK universities. …
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Business

Real Estate Bidding Wars Aren't Going Away


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Economic Growth

Chances of Saving with Solar Energy Greater for Indiana Farms Than Homes


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Buying Cars: Do Product Features Matter More Than Brands?

1 months ago − American Marketing Association
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Little Evidence Conservation Organizations Respond to Economic Signals

4 months ago − University of Tennessee at Knoxville
A University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study finds that nonprofit organizations aiming to protect biodiversity show little evidence of responding to economic signals, which could limit the effectiveness of future conservation efforts. The study is published this week in the academic journal Ecology and Evolution and can be read at http://bit.ly/1t8fT24. …
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