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Too pretty for construction? Uncovering gender bias in hiring for masculine jobs

Jan. 8, 2020

In the “beauty is beastly” effect, attractive women are less likely to be hired for masculine jobs. Recent work by Associate Professor Stefanie Johnson explored different ways to mitigate this bias.

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Colorado business confidence rebounds to start 2020

Jan. 2, 2020

Colorado business leaders’ optimism improved in the latest edition of the CU Boulder’s Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI).

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Slowing Colorado economy still to outpace nation in 2020

Dec. 12, 2019

Colorado’s economy is still in a period of growth that is outpacing the nation, even as it looks to slow down in 2020.

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Better breastfeeding experiences make for a more productive office

Dec. 3, 2019

Offices that create better access to breastfeeding facilities can perform better overall, according to new research CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business contributed to.

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A new kind of MBA for a new stage of the startup boom

Nov. 8, 2019

How does the startup boom keep growing? With the help of a new type of MBA designed for the next phase of business.

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Financially stressed families save more with Medicaid, study shows

Nov. 6, 2019

Financially burdened families’ savings get a shot in the arm with access to Medicaid, according to a new study from CU Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

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For better US foreign policy, report looks to Colorado’s middle class

Nov. 5, 2019

U.S. foreign policy professionals should pay more attention to income inequality and rising costs for housing and childcare in states like Colorado, according to a new Carnegie Endowment for International Peace report prepared in part by the Leeds School of Business.

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Business filings point to slower growth, report shows

Nov. 1, 2019

While Colorado’s economy is still a national leader, business growth is slowing, according to a CU Boulder report Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold released today.

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More discipline can lead kids to prison, new study finds

Oct. 1, 2019

Students in stricter middle schools are more likely to end up in jail or prison later in life, according to a new working paper from the Leeds School of Business.

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Colorado business confidence falls amid politics, trade concerns

Oct. 1, 2019

Colorado business leaders said they are pessimistic about the economy for the first time since 2011.

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