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Call for Proposals: Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting

The Goodman Institute is currently seeking proposals for investigative stories that serve the public interest. The application deadline is Monday, February 20.

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Names Marketing Expert as First Holder of Klappa Professorship

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Marketing scholar Laura Peracchio will hold the endowed professorship named in honor of Gale Klappa, the retired CEO of WEC Energy Group, and his wife, Judith Klappa, a former communications professional.

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IPO, Investor Communications Focus of Securities Institute

Preparing for and executing an IPO, earnings releases, earnings call and other investor communications are among key topics to be covered during the 44th Annual Securities Regulation Institute hosted by Northwestern Pritzker School of Law from Jan. 23 to 25 at the Hotel Del Coronado in Coronado, California.Led by top securities law practitioners, this year’s institute includes perspectives from in-house and private-practice attorneys, scholars and regulators about recent laws and developments in the corporate and securities law fields.

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Trump Presidency to Affect the Quality of Financial Reporting Information

The number of companies using 'creative accounting techniques' can be expected to increase in Republican-governed states and decrease in Democrat-governed states during the Trump Presidency.

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Telecommuting Extends the Work Week, at Little Extra Pay

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Telecommuting may not be as advantageous as employees think. A new study shows working from home adds extra hours to the work week, at little additional pay. The findings may change workers’ perceptions of the value of telecommuting and could spur employers to better define the work-at-home workday.

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Air Polluters More Likely to Locate Near Downwind State Borders

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Indiana University research reveals a pattern of companies strategically locating facilities where wind will carry pollution across state lines, which can allow states to reap the benefits of jobs and tax revenue but share the negative effects -- air pollution -- with neighbors.

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Study Questions Popularity of Large Buyout Fund Groups That Boast Famous Names but Consistently Post Mediocre Results

A potential investor in a buyout fund group can be like a major league baseball team looking to sign an All-Star batter, two Johns Hopkins Carey Business School researchers suggest in a new paper.

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Study Finds Current Corporate Sustainability Reporting Misses the Mark

A new study finds that corporate sustainability reporting often focuses on issues that are unimportant to stakeholders, and offers specific suggestions to improve the content of future corporate sustainability reporting efforts.

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7 Things to Keep in Mind About the US Economy in 2017

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Darden School of Business Professor Rich Evans and UVA economics professor Edwin Burton offer insights on what 2017 may bring for the U.S. economy

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Researchers Develop Ways to Improve Machining, Milling Processes

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Fixing flaws introduced during the machining of large components used in the aircraft and heavy equipment industries can be time-consuming for manufacturers – and costly if they must scrap the flawed parts after they’ve been fabricated. A new approach developed by researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology is helping manufacturers eliminate those flaws before the parts are created.

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Local Economy Runs in Part on Union

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When Paul Camelo, franchise owner of a Dunkin’ Donuts blocks from campus, recently moved his cramped store to bigger digs directly across the street, he wanted to recognize the College.

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Barriers Limit Black Households’ Access to Financial Services

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While black households see value in using financial planning services, most don’t pursue it due to barriers to entry including large gaps in income and net worth relative to other ethnic groups.

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Study: More Disclosure Drives Major Companies to Pay More in Taxes

There's perhaps an unintended consequence of the SEC getting better information to investors: Firms paying up to $3 billion of additional federal, state and foreign government taxes in a single year.

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Home Delinquency Rates Lower Among ACA Households

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If you are on Obamacare, you are likely a better tenant or homeowner.

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Darla Moore School of Business Building Earns LEED Platinum

The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business building has earned LEED Platinum , the highest certification awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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Never Too Early for Startups to Go Global, Study Says

Startups taking the plunge into international markets early may not face any bigger challenges than those firms that remain domestic or choose to expand later on, according to a new study.

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Doomed to Fail? Last Century Financial Regulations No Match for Today's Market

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An ineffective “top-down patchwork” of regulations will not save the United States economy from the next big and inevitable financial crisis. That’s the premise of a new book by West Virginia University professors Karen Kunz and Jena Martin.

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Financial Globalization and the 'Locust' Myth

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Professor Pedro Matos discusses his research that shows that foreign capital is generally good for public firms, spurring long-term investment, employment and innovation

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Most Valuable Colleagues: What the NBA Can Teach US About Worker Productivity

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Some employees could have a halo effect on their peers, according to new research.

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Southern Research Hires Michael Catalano as VP and General Counsel

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Southern Research has hired Michael Catalano as vice president and general counsel.







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