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‘I’ll have what she’s having’ – how and why we copy...

Kelly L. Haws, Vanderbilt University; Brent McFerran, Simon Fraser University, and Peggy Liu, University of Pittsburgh Imagine you’re dining out at a casual restaurant with...

Why are there so few women CEOs?

Michael Holmes, Florida State University Women comprise about 47% of the U.S. workforce, yet they make up barely a quarter of all senior executives at...

Curious Kids: Why is money green?

Jonah Estess, American University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer,...

Why companies file for bankruptcy – and how it protects both...

Lindsey Simon, University of Georgia Reports have emerged that Purdue Pharma is in settlement talks to resolve thousands of federal and state lawsuits over its...

Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms won’t save the environment

Yossi Sheffi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology InterContinental Hotels Group will replace mini-shampoos and conditioners with possibly more efficient bulk products by the year 2021. But environmental...

Opioid epidemic may have cost states at least $130 billion in...

Joel Segel, Pennsylvania State University; Douglas L. Leslie, Pennsylvania State University; Gary Zajac, Pennsylvania State University; Max Crowley, Pennsylvania State University, and Paul L....

Investors, consumers and workers are changing capitalism for the better by...

Elizabeth Schmidt, University of Massachusetts Amherst Capitalism’s days may be numbered – at least judging by recent polls. A majority of millennials reject the economic system,...

What Amazon’s decision to retrain a third of its employees means...

Scott F. Latham, University of Massachusetts Lowell Amazon’s announcement that it will invest US$700 million to retrain 100,000 employees – a third of its U.S....

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Four decades later, has America finally got over the oil crisis?

By Jennifer Hunt, University of Sydney The Australian Financial Review recently trumpeted America’s “re-emergence as a world oil power”. It is an accomplishment four decades...