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Howard Nusbaum, Ali Hortacsu, Trading, Brain, Economic Bias

Trading changes how brain processes selling decisions

Experience in trading changes how the human brain evaluates the sale of goods, muting a well-established economic bias known as the endowment effect, according to researchers at the University of Chicago. The findings, to be published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, come from a set of experiments on why traders are less susceptible to the effect—a phenomenon in which people demand a higher price to sell a good than they’re willing to pay for it.



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Zika Virus

Outbreaks of Zika virus disease are currently occurring in many countries in South America and Central America. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regularly updates the map showing where infections have been reported. As of August 17, 2016,



Love Your Floors this Valentine’s Day with Limited Edition "Red” Swiffer Products


This Valentine’s Day Procter & Gamble’s Swiffer® brand is red hot. Limited edition “red” packaged Swiffer products, including Swiffer® WetJet®, Swiffer® Sweeper Starter Kit and Swiffer Dusters® Extender, are available at Target stores nationwide, from February 6 through March 16, along with special “Swiffer® Valentine” displays to help Target guests find the perfect Swiffer products to suit their floors.



Educators Teach Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs At Price-Babson Symposium For Entrepreneurship Educators

Babson College’s Price-Babson Symposium for Entrepreneurship Educators (SEE) – where participants explore the entrepreneurial process with a focus on the “art and craft” of teaching and learning entrepreneurship in order to raise the quality, content, and process of teaching entrepreneurship – took place January 9-13 at the Babson Executive Conference Center (BECC).


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University of Maryland's Abraham Nominated by President Obama to Council of Economic Advisers


President Barack Obama announced this week the nomination of Katharine G. Abraham to the Council of Economic Advisers. Abraham is a professor in the Joint Program in Survey Methodology and a faculty associate in the Population Research Center at the University of Maryland.


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American University Assumes Stewardship of Current Newspaper from WNET


Publication will cover evolving field of “public media.”



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Businesses Beware: the Slippery Season Cometh

Loyola University Health System expert gives tips on how to keep customers and employees safe during the slippery winter season.



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Marketing Expert Says Verizon’s Success with iPhone Will Depend on Performance


The impact of iPhone 4 release by Verizon on the competitive landscape boils down to one word: performance. That is, the performance of iPhone 4 on Verizon's CDMA wireless communications network.





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Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation CEO Hired


Thomas M. McNamara Jr., formerly a program area manager of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has been hired as president and chief executive officer of the newly established Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation.

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