Colorado business confidence falls slightly going into fourth quarter, says CU-Boulder Leeds School

Oct. 1, 2013

The confidence of Colorado business leaders has slightly declined going into the fourth quarter as uncertainty facing a potential government shutdown and the federal deficit increased, according to the most recent Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

Experienced entrepreneurs better cope with stress by knowing value of time away, says CU study

Oct. 1, 2013

Taking breaks from the stress of a startup improves experienced entrepreneurs’ mental well-being, but not inexperienced entrepreneurs’ well-being, says a study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

Startups and incumbents differ on reasons for getting into green building, says CU-Boulder study

Sept. 24, 2013

The drivers for entry into the green building industry differ between startups and established companies diversifying into the field, according to a study led by the University of Colorado Boulder. Sociocultural norms and movements -- such as Sierra Club activity in a community or a local culture’s emphasis on environmental sustainability -- motivate entrepreneurs to launch green building businesses, according to the study.

Covert product placements in TV shows increase consumers’ memories and brand attitudes, says CU-Boulder study

Sept. 23, 2013

Consumers who watch television sitcoms and see product placements through covert marketing have better memories of the products and better attitudes toward the brands, according to three joint studies led by the University of Colorado Boulder.

Colorado to see continued growth in 2013, forecasts CU economist

July 16, 2013

The Colorado economy continues to grow in 2013 at a magnitude that exceeds previous expectations going into the year, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. Midway through the year, Colorado’s job growth rate is up by about 2.3 percent -- a gain of about 52,400 jobs from May 2012 to May 2013. The job growth rate is expected to continue to rise to about 2.5 percent -- a figure that was revised from estimates last December when the projection was at about 1.8 percent.

Colorado business confidence surges going into third quarter, says CU-Boulder’s Leeds School

July 1, 2013

The confidence of Colorado business leaders has continued its strong upward trend, surging into the third quarter of 2013, according to the most recent Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

Implementation committee named for new CU-Boulder College of Media, Communication and Information

June 26, 2013

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the formation of an implementation committee for a new College of Media, Communication and Information. “We have reached a turning point,” said Moore. “After more than three years of faculty discussions, after consultations with the deans, and with the support of the chancellor, we have moved beyond the question of whether we are creating a new college to the phase in which we do the work necessary to present our ideas to the Board of Regents.”

CU-Boulder students partner with middle school to teach financial literacy

May 22, 2013

As the school year wraps up, students at Summit Charter Middle School in Boulder will debrief on how their $25,000 stock portfolio performed. The middle school students invested money under supervision as part of a course created and taught by accounting and finance students from the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business .

Business uncertainty the main impediment to corporate hiring, says CU-Boulder study

May 3, 2013

The sluggish recovery of U.S. jobs since the recession began is due to companies being mired in business uncertainty about national policies rather than other hiring and financial roadblocks, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study. Businesses are uncertain about the yet-to-be-realized costs of policies such as health care, tax reform and environmental cap and trade as regulations take shape and are implemented, according to lead author Sanjai Bhagat, a provost professor of finance at CU-Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

CU student lands prestigious postgraduate position with accounting board

May 1, 2013

When it comes to social responsibility, Emily Booth is getting down to business. Booth will graduate with distinction this May with concurrent bachelor's and master’s degrees in accounting and a certificate in Socially Responsible Enterprise from the Leeds School of Business at CU-Boulder.

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