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Low-Calorie Menus Could Be Making Us Fat

Feature | March 10, 2015

When lighter options are grouped together, diners opt for heavier meals.

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Up in Smoke

Feature | February 03, 2015

As countries around the world roll out climate change mitigation policies, carbon divestment moves from moral high ground to financial imperative.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Public Policy, Risk Management | Read Article

How Not to Issue an Ebola Quarantine

Viewpoints | December 17, 2014

The nurse in the Ebola quarantine flap is a reminder that it hurts when decisions go against us, but it hurts a lot more when you feel you’ve also been disrespected in the process.

Topics: Communications/Media, Healthcare, Leadership, Management, Public Policy | Read Article

Low Rates, Big Spending?

Feature | October 15, 2014

Topics: Finance, Public Policy | Read Article

Sunshine at the Fed

Feature | July 23, 2014

Should central banks be more transparent?

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Organizations, Public Policy | Read Article

Has “Say on Pay” Worked?

Feature | June 24, 2014

Shareholder voting on executive compensation has done little to curb CEO pay — but has brought transparency to governance.

Topics: Accounting, Leadership, Management, Public Policy, World Business | Read Article

The Vikings Return to America

Feature | May 29, 2014

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

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, International Business and Finance, Public Policy, Strategy | Read Article

Are the Unemployed Stampeding to Social Security?

Feature | April 23, 2014

A new study finds that, contrary to some policymakers’ warnings, people do not turn to disability insurance when their unemployment benefits run out.

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Biomedical R&D Today Increases Longevity Tomorrow

Feature | February 21, 2014

New research shows that greater spending on biomedical research reduces future mortality rates.

Topics: Data Analysis, Healthcare, Innovation, Public Policy | Read Article

The Language Tradeoff

Feature | December 18, 2013

New research suggests that when children in immigrant families learn a new language, their parents are less likely to also pick it up.

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