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Nielsen Consumer Data Takes Center Stage at Chicago Booth Marketing Forum

Marketing practitioners and researchers will converge on the University of Chicago Booth School of Business’ downtown campus Tuesday, May 6, featuring a range of research that uses the data to generate insights on marketing topics.

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Today’s Job Numbers Show How Low Our Expectations Go

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Shabby, Urban Neighborhoods Wisest Choice for Investors, Study Shows

Chicago Booth researchers find that investing in real estate located in run-down, urban neighborhoods that border tony areas is wise choice.

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How Laws Need to Change to Catch Up With Algorithmic Stock Trading

High speed algorithms have so revolutionized the design and functioning of our stock markets that they are fast tearing up the rule book in how these markets are regulated, according to a Vanderbilt Law School researcher.

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Study Highlights Importance of Parents Talking to Kids about Money

A new study finds that children pay close attention to issues related to money, and that parents should make an effort to talk with their children to ensure that kids don’t develop misconceptions about finance.

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Win or Lose, Northwestern Athlete Union Vote Makes History Friday

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Economics = MC2 -- A Portrait of the Modern Physics Startup

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In recent decades, many large high-tech companies have eliminated in-house research programs, turning instead to startup companies as their primary source of breakthrough innovations. AIP has released a new report on physics startups, based on interviews with 140 physicists and other professionals at some 91 startup companies in 14 states, companies which are engaged in making medical devices, manufacturing tools, nanotechnology, lasers and optical devices, renewable energy technologies and other products.

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Online Retailers Have Clear Advantage by Not Collecting Sales Tax

Two independent studies use two very different approaches to reach the same conclusion: some online retailers really do have an advantage over traditional brick-and-mortar stores.

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NYC Taxi-Accessibility Surcharge: Experts Available to Comment

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Longer Nurse Tenure on Hospital Units Leads to Higher Quality Care

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Patients get the best care when they are treated in units that are staffed by nurses who have extensive experience in their current job, according to a study from researchers at Columbia University School of Nursing and Columbia Business School.







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