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Publish, perish, or profit?

Dan Abendschein | Jul 18, 2014
The high cost of academic research at business schools.
Posted In: Curveball

Acid rain: What made Cap and Trade work

Dan Bobkoff | Jul 18, 2014
Lessons from one of the more successful U.S. environmental legislative projects.

In gaming, a famous face can cost you

Tony Wagner | Jul 17, 2014
What do Manuel Noriega and Lindsay Lohan have in common? They both just sued game developers.

Yes, Facebook is sucking your soul

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 17, 2014
Just in case you needed social science to prove it.
House Construction Building Shell

'Bad' housing numbers might reflect good news

Dan Weissmann | Jul 17, 2014
Or maybe a chilly spring in North Carolina. Experts are still puzzling it out.

Streaming books on Amazon?

Sally Herships | Jul 17, 2014
The online retail giant is jockeying for space in a budding market.

Of borders and businesses: moving forward in Murrieta

Noel King and Lindsay Foster Thomas | Jul 17, 2014
Have anti-immigration protests affected business in Murrieta, California?

Acid rain: what it takes to stop pollution

Dan Bobkoff | Jul 17, 2014
"You could sing in the rain, walk in the rain, and then the rain was acid..."
Microsoft to layoff employees

How companies like Microsoft should handle mass layoffs

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jul 17, 2014
Microsoft is laying off 14 percent of its staff. But it'll be six months before the redundancy process is complete.
Posted In: layoffs, Microsoft

Would a Marketplace by any other name smell as sweet?

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 17, 2014
Branding is about logos and slogans, yes - but it's also about scent.
Posted In: branding, ScentAir, smells