Kaela Gero

Kaela Gero (Fin, BA’24)

April 12, 2024

From her very first year, Kaela Gero wanted to make an impact on other students. Now a senior, she is one of the recipients of this year’s CU Student Leaders of the Year.

A stack of the Business Economic Outlook Forum booklets from 2023.

Working with Colorado, for Colorado—and Its Future

April 11, 2024

The Business Research Division has served communities across the state for more than 100 years.

Dan Zhang

PricingService.ai Democratizes Dynamic Pricing in the Hospitality Industry

April 11, 2024

Arriving in the United States from China 24 years ago as a graduate student, Dan Zhang embarked on what would become a remarkable career in academia and consulting, which took him from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, to his current position at the Leeds School, where he has been shaping...

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Japan and Colorado: Economic Partners

April 10, 2024

Panelists and presenters discussed the strengthening economic ties between Japan and Colorado and how they are thriving.

Stephanie Ly

Stephanie Ly: Personal Development Through the Certificate in ESG Strategy

April 10, 2024

Learn more about Stephanie Ly's story and career and her experience in the Certificate in ESG Strategy course

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How the ‘Blockbuster Effect’ Boosts Some Crowdfunding Campaigns

April 10, 2024

Abstract Crowdfunding platforms are characterized by an uneven distribution of quality and resources. Some projects achieve outstanding and exceptional performance. Those projects, which we call “blockbuster projects,” are believed to have a considerable impact on crowdfunding platforms, especially on other concurrent projects. There are two plausible yet opposing predictions: they...

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Facts Ignored: The Truth is Flexible When Falsehoods Support Political Beliefs

April 10, 2024

Abstract This paper presents results from a series of online surveys—conducted among American voters during and after the (President Donald) Trump administration—that show how voters (both Republican and Democratic) provide explicit moral justification for politicians’ statements that flagrantly violate the norm of fact-grounding. Such justification is inconsistent with prevailing theory,...

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Plasma Donations: A Financial Lifesaver and an Ethical Dilemma

April 10, 2024

Abstract Little is known about the motivations and outcomes of sellers in remunerated markets for human materials. We exploit dramatic growth in the U.S. blood plasma industry to shed light on the sellers of plasma. Sellers tend to be young and liquidity-constrained with low-incomes and limited access to traditional credit...

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US Companies Have to Start Talking About Climate Change

April 10, 2024

A new rule approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission this week requires large U.S. companies to report on their carbon footprint. The rule, which was significantly watered down from its initial propsal in 2022, requires companies to disclose Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions—bascially the greenhouse gases a company...

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To Succeed in the Workplace, be Humble

April 10, 2024

Abstract Humble leaders are traditionally thought to create a great deal of human and social capital, yet be overshadowed by self-promoting rivals for promotions. We propose that through informal career mentoring, humble leaders can improve their organizational status and promotability. We tested our model among a multisource sample of 610...

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