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Newswise: COVID-19-induced financial hardships reveal mental health struggles
Released: 29-Apr-2024 7:05 PM EDT
COVID-19-induced financial hardships reveal mental health struggles
University of South Australia

Economic researchers at the University of South Australia have examined the mental health effects on people who experienced financial setbacks during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Released: 17-Apr-2024 4:05 AM EDT
Study reveals household spending trends over 30 years
University of Portsmouth

A new study led by the University of Portsmouth has used 30 years of data from the Office for National Statistics to distinguish between how much people spent on essential and non-essential goods and services.

Newswise: New research reveals there are more school-based than regular foodbanks nationwide
16-Apr-2024 6:05 AM EDT
New research reveals there are more school-based than regular foodbanks nationwide
University of Bristol

Research shows schools have increasingly stepped in as a fourth emergency service and are now the biggest source of charitable food and household aid for families struggling with the cost-of-living crisis.

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11-Apr-2024 12:00 PM EDT
Florida Wildlife Corridor Eases Worst Impacts of Climate Change
Florida Atlantic University

Florida is projected to lose 3.5 million acres of land to development by 2070. A new study highlights how Florida can buffer itself against both climate change and population pressures by conserving the remaining 8 million acres of “opportunity areas” within the Florida Wildlife Corridor (FLWC), the only designated statewide corridor in the U.S.

Newswise: Leading mining companies invest R40 million in geosciences research at Wits
Released: 15-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Leading mining companies invest R40 million in geosciences research at Wits
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

The Bushveld Geology and Metallogeny Research Chair will advance the mining industry and develop the next generation of geoscientists.

Released: 11-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Public and private sector leaders align to enhance battery end-of-life opportunities
Argonne National Laboratory

Government and industry leaders agreed on the most impactful policies and actions to ensure a reliable supply of battery materials for U.S. manufacturers.

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Released: 10-Apr-2024 8:30 AM EDT
FAU Lands $1.3 Million Grant to ‘Clean Up’ Stinky Seaweed in Florida
Florida Atlantic University

Once Sargassum deluges beaches, removing, disposing and repurposing the seaweed presents many logistical and economic challenges. Cleaning up these huge piles of annoying seaweed while protecting these critical habitats at the same time is a precarious struggle.

Newswise: Illinois study identifies atmospheric and economic drivers of global air pollution
Released: 8-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Illinois study identifies atmospheric and economic drivers of global air pollution
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Carbon monoxide emissions from industrial production have serious consequences for human health and are a strong indicator of overall air pollution levels. Many countries aim to reduce their emissions, but they cannot control air flows originating in other regions.

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Released: 8-Apr-2024 6:05 AM EDT
New Study Explores the Positives of Raising the Minimum Wage
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

According to a recent study on US tax data, most independent businesses can shoulder the added costs of higher minimum wages with new revenues, making only minor employment adjustments.

Released: 3-Apr-2024 3:20 PM EDT
Michigan and Argonne join forces to drive clean energy transition
Argonne National Laboratory

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Argonne National Laboratory are looking to establish an economy that reduces carbon emissions and promotes sustainability while driving progress with expertise in battery manufacturing, sustainable transportation, industrial decarbonization and workforce development.

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Released: 2-Apr-2024 4:05 PM EDT
Sandia pumps $140B into the economy through technology development
Sandia National Laboratories

To say that the technology and products Sandia National Laboratories researchers have helped imagine, innovate and industrialize have had a massive impact on the country would be an understatement.

Newswise: All-Cash Home Buyers Pay 10% Less than Mortgage Buyers
28-Mar-2024 7:05 AM EDT
All-Cash Home Buyers Pay 10% Less than Mortgage Buyers
University of California San Diego

Owning a home has long been considered a crucial way to build wealth, but making such a purchase has become increasingly difficult for many residents. In addition to steep housing prices and high interest rates, there have been a growing number of all-cash buyers who can close a deal quickly, beating out competing offers from buyers who need to finance their home with a mortgage.

Newswise: ISPOR Launches HEOR by Topic Microsite
Released: 2-Apr-2024 4:05 AM EDT
ISPOR Launches HEOR by Topic Microsite
ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) announced today that it has launched a new microsite that provides HEOR information and resources organized by topical areas of interest—HEOR by Topic.

Released: 26-Mar-2024 6:05 PM EDT
WashU Expert: Key Bridge collapse’s immediate, long-term supply chain impact
Washington University in St. Louis

The devastating collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore will add another wrinkle to recent global supply chain troubles, according to Panos Kouvelis, a global supply chain expert at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

Released: 20-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Uic Urban Forum to Consider Chicago’s Next 50 Years
University of Illinois Chicago

University of Illinois Chicago event examines Chicago’s next 50 years and how to face the most pressing problems in planning, economics, climate and neighborhoods.

Newswise: America could, even must, relearn vital lessons from a pivotal Irish institution
Released: 20-Mar-2024 6:00 AM EDT
America could, even must, relearn vital lessons from a pivotal Irish institution
Mackey Strategies

Ireland, facing the decline of the 1990’s famed Celtic Tiger, used Science Foundation Ireland to boost itself from innovation laggard to recurring status as one of the world’s most innovative countries.

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Released: 19-Mar-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Expert Explains How Investment and Interest Have Created ‘Virtuous Cycle’ for Women’s March Madness
Virginia Tech

As March Madness tips off this week, the men’s NCAA Tournament is not the only game in town drawing big interest, ratings, and betting. Jadrian Wooten, a Virginia Tech collegiate associate professor in the Department of Economics, explains how investment and interest in women’s basketball has created a “virtuous cycle” spurring growth in one another to help close the gender equity gap.

Released: 18-Mar-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Rural Student Wins Entrepreneurial Award
CFES Brilliant Pathways

Student from Ticonderoga Central School is a finalist in the Vermont Pitch Challenge and will be pitching her idea in person on April 4.

   
Newswise: WashU Expert: Don’t believe hype about shorter work week benefits
Released: 15-Mar-2024 3:05 PM EDT
WashU Expert: Don’t believe hype about shorter work week benefits
Washington University in St. Louis

The studies that are frequently touted as proof of concept for a shortened work week are riddled with statistical flaws, according to Olin Business School's Liberty Vittert, who testified March 13 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Heath, Education, Labor and Pensions.

Newswise: Calling All Entrepreneurs: SCG Bangkok Business Challenge 2024 at Sasin Chula – Unleash Your Startup Potential!
Released: 15-Mar-2024 8:55 AM EDT
Calling All Entrepreneurs: SCG Bangkok Business Challenge 2024 at Sasin Chula – Unleash Your Startup Potential!
Chulalongkorn University

The Sasin School of Management at Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with SCG Chemicals Public Company Limited, is inviting undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines worldwide to participate in the “22nd Bangkok Business Challenge 2024”, Global Student Startup Competition, themed “Growing Impactful Ventures”

   
Released: 14-Mar-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Firms prefer ready-made AI software, with a few tweaks
Cornell University

In an analysis of more than 3,000 European firms, they found that many – particularly in science, retail trade, finance, real estate and manufacturing – are increasingly opting for ready-made technology that can be tailored to the specific needs of the firm.

Newswise: Sasin BRIDGES Nobel Laureate Talk: A Financial Approach to Climate Risk
Released: 14-Mar-2024 8:55 AM EDT
Sasin BRIDGES Nobel Laureate Talk: A Financial Approach to Climate Risk
Chulalongkorn University

Professor Robert F. Engle III, Nobel Laureate in Economics and Michael Armellino Professor of Management and Finance at New York University Stern School of Business, recently delivered a provocative talk at Sasin titled “A Financial Approach to Climate Risk: Portfolios, Greenwashing, Stress Testing, and Long Run Risk,” on February 27, 2024.

   
Released: 13-Mar-2024 5:05 PM EDT
MSU drives conversation, research on the future of work
Michigan State University

Michigan State University’s College of Social Science launched the Future of Work Initiative to address how technology will shape and change the future of work. To kick start this effort, the college held a conference convening those involved in the initiative with faculty from across MSU and representatives from community organizations to engage on this subject.

 
Released: 11-Mar-2024 3:05 PM EDT
UMD Smith Offering Free Risk Assessment for Nonprofits, Small Firms
University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

Smith’s Justice for Fraud Victims project is providing pro bono control risk assessments. The work is CPA-supervised including under professor and JFV director Samuel Handwerger.

   
Released: 8-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Explores Multinational Brand Building Challenges in Developed Markets
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

Chinese e-commerce firm Temu sparked controversy in the United States with its Super Bowl ad titled “Spending like a billionaire,” which attracted a spate of criticism for reasons ranging from cultural insensitivity to general confusion.

Newswise: An ecosystem roadmap: Apalachicola Bay System Initiative Community Advisory Board’s recommendations provide guide to sustainable fishery
Released: 7-Mar-2024 4:05 PM EST
An ecosystem roadmap: Apalachicola Bay System Initiative Community Advisory Board’s recommendations provide guide to sustainable fishery
Florida State University

Through the work of Florida State University’s Coastal & Marine Laboratory and the Apalachicola Bay System Initiative, there is a plan to help restore one of the country’s great fisheries.

   
Released: 5-Mar-2024 8:05 AM EST
Revolutionizing Urban Landscapes: The Eco-Metropolis Model
Chinese Academy of Sciences

In a revolutionary stride toward sustainable urban development, researchers have introduced the eco-metropolis model. This innovative approach seamlessly integrates ecological conservation with urban agglomeration, promising a future where cities thrive in harmony with nature.

Newswise: Despite uncertainties, cellulosic biofuels still a win for ground transportation
Released: 4-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EST
Despite uncertainties, cellulosic biofuels still a win for ground transportation
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Despite the fervor around electric vehicles and their potential to reduce the transportation sector’s carbon footprint, 2023 projections suggest EVs won’t edge out gas-powered vehicles for decades to come. With conventional vehicles likely to dominate the ground fleet for the foreseeable future, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign experts say cellulosic biofuels shouldn’t be discounted.

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Released: 1-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Shares Ideas to Ease Housing Crisis
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

A proposal developed by a University of Michigan business expert and others to help ease the U.S. housing crisis is being shared with federal housing officials.

Newswise: Notre Dame literacy research can improve learning outcomes and fight global poverty
Released: 29-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Notre Dame literacy research can improve learning outcomes and fight global poverty
University of Notre Dame

A new study by a team of University of Notre Dame researchers makes a significant contribution to understanding the factors that influence how young elementary school students respond to reading interventions in fragile and low-income contexts. The study evaluated an early-grade literacy intervention in Catholic schools in Haiti.

Newswise: Binghamton University, State University of New York ranked in nation’s top 10 business schools for internships
Released: 28-Feb-2024 8:05 AM EST
Binghamton University, State University of New York ranked in nation’s top 10 business schools for internships
Binghamton University, State University of New York

The School of Management at Binghamton University, State University of New York ranks among the top 10 business schools nationwide for internship placement.

Released: 27-Feb-2024 10:05 PM EST
Researchers find three companies own more than 19,000 rental houses in metro Atlanta
Georgia State University

Three corporate landlords control nearly 11 percent of the single-family homes available for rent in metro Atlanta’s core counties, according to a new analysis led by Taylor Shelton, a geographer at Georgia State University.

Released: 27-Feb-2024 6:05 AM EST
Can hunger be eradicated by 2030?
McGill University

World hunger is growing at an alarming rate, with prolonged conflicts, climate change, and COVID-19 exacerbating the problem.

Newswise: Chulalongkorn Awards 14th ASEAN and Thailand’s Top Corporate Brands to Companies with Highest Brand Value in 2023
Released: 27-Feb-2024 3:05 AM EST
Chulalongkorn Awards 14th ASEAN and Thailand’s Top Corporate Brands to Companies with Highest Brand Value in 2023
Chulalongkorn University

Prof. Emeritus Dr. Guntalee Ruenrom and Asst. Prof. Dr. Ake Pattaratanakun, representing the Master in Branding and Marketing Program, Department of Marketing, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University, joined forces with The Stock Exchange of Thailand and Manager Group of Media in organizing “ASEAN and Thailand’s Top Corporate Brands 2023,” an event to award organizations with the highest brand value in Thailand and ASEAN of the year 2023, which marked the 14th year of propagation of corporate brand valuation research.

Newswise: Researchers use AI, Google Street View to predict household energy costs on large scale
Released: 26-Feb-2024 11:15 AM EST
Researchers use AI, Google Street View to predict household energy costs on large scale
University of Notre Dame

An interdisciplinary team of experts from the University of Notre Dame, in collaboration with the University of Maryland and University of Utah, have found a way to use artificial intelligence to analyze a household’s passive design characteristics and predict its energy expenses with more than 74 percent accuracy. By combining their findings with demographic data including poverty levels, the researchers have created a comprehensive model for predicting energy burden across 1,402 census tracts and nearly 300,000 households in Chicago.

   
Newswise: Michigan Ross Professor Explores the Financial Implications of DEI Policy in Government Contracting
Released: 26-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Michigan Ross Professor Explores the Financial Implications of DEI Policy in Government Contracting
University of Michigan Ross School of Business

In a new paper published in the Rand Journal of Economics, Ben Rosa, assistant professor of business economics and public policy, explores the impact of procurement policies on disadvantaged businesses and government spending.

   
Newswise: How discrimination, class, and gender intersect to affect Black Americans’ well-being
Released: 23-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
How discrimination, class, and gender intersect to affect Black Americans’ well-being
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Black Americans experience racial discrimination as a chronic stressor that influences their quality of life. But it exists in conjunction with other social factors that may modify the impact in various ways. A new study from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign explores how discrimination, gender, and social class affect individual well-being and relationship quality for Black Americans.

Released: 22-Feb-2024 7:05 PM EST
Entrepreneurs’ stock losses bruise their businesses
University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

When a recession takes a bite out of an entrepreneur’s personal stock portfolio, does that person’s business suffer more than those of older and larger competitors?



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