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Stacks of hundred dollar bills
June 6, 2014
Research finds there are differences in skill among fund managers, but identifying the top funds is no easy task for investors.
Craft beer
June 3, 2014
Researchers find that when consumers assess products, they really want the real thing.
Global currencies
May 29, 2014
A new study shows that people who feel powerful save more money.
May 28, 2014
A new network model suggests that international trade alliances are considerably more effective than military ones at keeping the peace.
a couple embracing
May 23, 2014
New research shows that decision-makers focus on what will lead to the best possible outcome.
Buildings with Lehman Brothers written on their scrolling screens
May 22, 2014
A Stanford economist and his colleague at Oxford propose a new strategy to reduce the risk of taxpayer-funded bailouts.
May 21, 2014
How to connect to the people who matter.
Taylor Swift
May 15, 2014
Every decision we make is deeply rooted in our social identity. A researcher explains a new, networked approach to understanding our cultural traits.
Storefront window in China
May 8, 2014
An expert on developing economies explains how a slowing Chinese economy could be good for China — and for the rest of us.
A person shopping on the computer.
May 7, 2014
A group of scholars show why what you see isn't always what you get.

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