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Colorado business optimism hits historic low amid coronavirus pandemic

March 31, 2020

Colorado business leaders’ optimism dropped to its lowest point in the 17-year history of the Leeds Business Confidence Index, largely due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Hubble turns lens toward gender bias, yielding lessons for Earthlings

Feb. 18, 2020

The Hubble Space Telescope is helping find new ways to combat gender bias, which could have implications for other business sectors.

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Business filings slow, indicating job slowdown ahead

Feb. 12, 2020

Colorado business growth continues to slow down, indicating a continued slowdown in job growth in 2020.

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Growing up in a bank desert has major costs

Jan. 21, 2020

People who are exposed to banks and other financial institutions as kids are more likely to be financially stable later in life, new research from CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business shows.

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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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