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The Complexity of “Cause Marketing” Campaigns

However, in their new study “Self-Signaling and Prosocial Behavior: A Cause Marketing Experiment,” University of Chicago Booth School of Business Professor of Marketing Jean-Pierre Dubé, Xueming Luo of Temple University and Zheng Fang of...
19-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Machines and the Modern Day Labor Market

Technological advances, particularly in machines that can perform complex tasks, have begun to dramatically change jobs and labor markets.
28-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Forgiving Males, Firing Females: Women in the Workplace Face Harsher Discipline

In their recently published paper, “When Harry Fired Sally: The Double Standard in Punishing Misconduct,” University of Chicago Booth School of Business’ Gregor Matvos, Stanford’s Amit Seru and University of Minnesota’s Mark Egan explore...
13-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Competing for Customers at the Cinema

Of 16,000 subjects who received at least one text message offer, 535 purchased a voucher at one of the two theaters that day, which is a promotional response of 3.3%. This was a significant boost in sales, proving that the discounts were effective...
21-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Four Relationship Tips to Sweeten Your Valentine’s Day From Chicago Booth's Behavioral Scientists

With Valentine’s Day approaching, it’s a good time to turn to behavioral science for some well-researched relationship advice. Here are a few findings, based on studies from the Center for Decision Research, that may help make your Valentine’s...
8-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Buyer and Seller Beware: Bundling Affects How Consumer Products Are Valued

They found that there is an “asymmetry” that applies to the valuation of items offered as a bundle: “consumers will demand more compensation for and experience greater dissatisfaction from the loss of items from bundles, compared to the...
7-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index Shows Growing Split Among Pro/Anti-Trump Camps

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The U.S. political divide is widening under President Donald Trump, especially around his deregulation plans and cabinet appointments, according to the Financial Trust Index survey from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and...
25-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Want Your New Year’s Resolution to Stick? Implement Immediate Rewards as You Pursue That Long-Term Goal

A new study from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, published recently in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, found that immediate rewards are strongly associated with persistence in a long-term goal, despite a delayed...
8-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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What Does Brexit Mean for Global Trade, the Economy, and the U.S. Election? Chicago Booth Experts Weigh In.

29-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Companies Worldwide Could Learn From Pope’s Management Style

Pope Francis I is changing centuries of Church practice by decisively detaching accused prelates from their positions rather than waiting years, or even decades, for determinations of guilt, and University of Chicago Booth School of Business...
30-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Independence Means Instability, Say Top Economists

17-Sep-2014 11:15 AM EDT

'Microsoft Should Try to Implement Layoffs as Quickly as Possible'

18-Jul-2014 11:15 AM EDT

'Post-Merger Integration Is Usually Painful, Slow and Costly'

16-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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