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New Book Calls for Putting More Humanities Into Economics

In a passionately argued new book, Northwestern University literary scholar Gary Saul Morson and Northwestern President Morton Schapiro make the claim that economics is missing its humanity, and economists must look to literature to make their research work in the real world.

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Economic Benefits of Admitting Refugees Outweigh Costs

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Although working-age adult refugees who enter the United States often initially rely on public assistance programs, a study by researchers at the University of Notre Dame indicates that the long-term economic benefit of admitting refugees outweighs the initial costs.

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Say-on-Pay Laws Are Doing Their Job, UGA Study Finds

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When shareholders have a say on executive pay, CEO salaries decline and company valuations rise, according to a University of Georgia study.

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Indiana State Boosts Local Economy by $334M, Study Finds

The university contributed more than $334 million and created or supported 4 percent of all jobs in the Wabash Valley. Statewide, Indiana State's total 2016 impact resulted in 4,537 jobs with earnings of $171.94 million and output of $410.79 million dollars.

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Study Snapshot: Unmasking College Costs: Challenges in the Era of Differential Tuition Practices

In recent years, the implementation of differential tuition (DT) practices by colleges and universities—whether in higher-priced fields of STEM and business, or in the liberal arts—has become a prevalent strategy aimed at increasing revenue. DT practices, which are the purposeful variation in undergraduate tuition by major area of study and/or year of enrollment, are increasingly the subject of concern and debate at public institutions across the country.

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Study Snapshot: All Aid Is Not Created Equal: Examining the Effects of Unsubsidized Federal Loans on Student Persistence Over Time

Preliminary results from this study show that for low-income college students, taking out unsubsidized Stafford loans is detrimental to success. For every $1,000 in additional money borrowed in unsubsidized loans, students are 5.6 percent less likely to graduate within six years. This negative relationship for unsubsidized loans is found only among low-income students.

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University of Virginia Darden School of Business, UVA Darden School of Business, UVA Darden, Business Ethics, Company Culture, Public Trust in Business, Responsible Leadership, Values, Wells Fargo, Wells Fargo scam, Barron's, Reputation, Ethical Conduct, Ethical Problems In Business, Luann J. Lynch, consumer finance, Bank Failures, community banking, Case S

Wells Fargo and the Public's Withdrawal of Trust

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Darden Professor Luann Lynch dissects the reasons behind Wells Fargo losing professional respect, the trust of the public, and its reputation in her case study called "The Wells Fargo Commercial Banking Scandal".

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Private Sector Hungry to Invest: Analyzing Trump's Infrastructure Agenda

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Spread of Local Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Is Likely

Since 2014, seven U.S. municipal or county jurisdictions have adopted excise taxes to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, but no such taxes have been passed at the state or federal level. A new viewpoint evaluates reasons for success or failure and whether such local taxes are likely to spread.

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Pitting the U.S. Economy Against Climate Change Is Not a New Tactic

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