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Want to Grow Your Retirement Savings? Then Forget About It.

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October 23, 2014
New research shows that the less frequently investors check their portfolios, the better off they are.
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To Reap Innovation’s Rewards, Team Up

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July 23, 2014
Why does new technology spread so slowly in many industries?
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What Makes an Idea Creative?

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June 19, 2014
If you want your idea to be innovative, you need to hit the right mix of novelty and familiarity, a new study shows.
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Option for Control

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May 15, 2014
CEOs use their options to fight proxy battles.
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Friendly Influence

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May 15, 2014
A new study sheds light on how the structures of social networks help or hinder the spread ideas, fashion, and even social movements.
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The Vikings Return to America

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May 29, 2014

A new report on Norway’s pension fund points toward a Canadian model for active investment management.

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Competing With Bias

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April 3, 2014

Research shows how discrimination works in the hiring process and suggests that science and tech firms that leave it unaddressed may overlook talented female candidates.

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Save or Be Selfish?

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January 24, 2014
A new model can help economists understand how spouses make financial decisions — and why many couples struggle to save.
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Even at Current Prices, Drug Innovation is a Cost-Effective Means to Curb Cancer

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Conrad de Aenlle |  April 28, 2016
The pharmaceuticals industry has attracted heightened scrutiny from the media and politicians in the aftermath of a well-publicized scandal. But new evidence suggests that, for now at least, the cost of pharmaceutical innovation is well worth it.
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As Highways Crumble, the Private Sector Steps Up — for a Price

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Matt Schiavenza |  April 25, 2016

With governments deadlocked over spending, the private sector may be the best hope for easing congestion and making critical repairs to America’s outdated roadways. But to reap the rewards, drivers will have to pay up.

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