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A Decisive Victory — and an Uncertain Future — for the UK
According to Geoff Heal, the Conservative victory in the UK leaves the near-term future of the United Kingdom — and its ties to Europe and the world — on shaky ground.Read More
Growth Sometimes Wins
In this month's UK election results, Charles Calomiris sees a mix of smart, populist politics, and a citizenry ready to trade short-term comfort for austerity’s promise of long-term growth.Read More
Chris Borland Makes the Hard Choice to Go Long
Chris Borland’s dramatic decision to retire at age 24 can teach us all something about the way we value the present and make hard decisions about the future.Read More
Clinton's 2016 Logo "Fail" Not Likely to Lose Voters
Criticism of the campaign logo dominated social media conversations around Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid. But logos are just a small part of a brand, and by the time election day rolls around, #logogate is likely to be long forgotten.Read More
Your Secrets Are Weighing You Down
Research finds the experience of keeping a secret is akin to carrying a physical weight, diminishing motivation and performance.Read More
New research suggests access to high-income export markets could raise productivity and profitability for businesses across the developing worldRead More
Low-Calorie Menus Could Be Making Us Fat
When lighter options are grouped together, diners opt for heavier meals.Read More
Can't Meet Anyone Online? It's Not All Your Fault.
Seeking a match online? Whether its a new job or a date, fewer choices may lead to better matches.Read More
To Anchor a Negotiation, Two Points May Be Better Than One
Opening ranges offer negotiators unexpected benefits both in relationships and final settlementsRead More