Leeds School Evening MBA Program to expand to CU South Denver in May

Feb. 16, 2015

The Evening MBA Program , offered by the CU-Boulder’s Leeds School of Business, is going south -- in a good way. Beginning in May, the program -- offered since 2000 on the CU-Boulder campus -- also will be available at the Liniger Building at CU South Denver , located at 10035 Peoria St. in Parker, Colorado.

Colorado employment expected to continue expanding into first, second quarters, says CU-Boulder report

Jan. 21, 2015

Based on continued growth in fourth-quarter new business filings in Colorado -- including entity renewals, trademarks and trade name registrations -- employment in the state is projected to expand through the first and second quarters of 2015, according to a University of Colorado Boulder report released today by Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams.

Money sent home by migrant workers is major economic boost for developing nations, says CU-Boulder study

Jan. 21, 2015

Remittances, or money transfers, sent home by migrant workers to developing nations play a key role in reducing poverty and improving welfare in recipient countries, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study.

Colorado business confidence remains positive, stable for first quarter of 2015, says CU-Boulder index

Jan. 4, 2015

The confidence of Colorado business leaders has increased slightly going into 2015, according to the Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. The index also is more stable than ever in its 11-year history.

When pursuing goals, people give more weight to progress than setbacks, says CU-Boulder-led study

Dec. 16, 2014

New Year’s resolution-makers beware: People tend to believe good behaviors are more beneficial in reaching goals than bad behaviors are in obstructing goals, according to a University of Colorado Boulder-led study.

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Economic Outlook Forum to be presented Dec. 8 by CU-Boulder’s Leeds School of Business

Nov. 21, 2014

The Leeds School of Business will present its 50th annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum on Monday, Dec. 8, at 1 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Denver.The event is free and open to the public but reservations are required for those planning to attend. The comprehensive state economic outlook for 2015 will feature forecasts and trends for 13 business sectors prepared by more than 100 key business, government and industry professionals.

Acknowledging appearance reduces bias when beauties apply for masculine jobs, says CU-Boulder-led study

Oct. 7, 2014

Past research shows physical beauty can be detrimental to women applying for masculine jobs. But belles can put the brakes on discrimination by acknowledging their looks during an interview, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder. The paper, published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes , is the first to provide a method for curtailing such prejudice against attractive women.

Colorado business confidence dips but remains positive to finish year, says CU-Boulder Leeds School

Oct. 1, 2014

The confidence of Colorado business leaders continues to be positive heading into the fourth quarter and has moderately increased compared with a year ago, according to the most recent Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. It’s not as bullish, however, as it was a quarter ago with slight drops across the board resulting in a current overall reading of 59.5, down from 61.2 heading into the third quarter of 2014.

Do you always get what you pay for? How consumers mispredict product quality

Sept. 18, 2014

Consumers are willing to spend thousands of dollars for luxury brand watches such as Rolex and Cartier because they are synonymous with high quality. But does this mean that inexpensive watches made by low-cost rivals must always be low quality? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research , consumers mistakenly predict product quality based on quality consistency in other price ranges.

Continued Colorado employment growth expected in 2014, says CU-Boulder report

July 25, 2014

Moderate employment expansion in Colorado for the second half of 2014 is expected based on a second-quarter report by the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business, released today by Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler. “Coloradans continue their entrepreneurial spirit and are putting their creative ideas to the test,” said Gessler. “Their leadership and innovation should translate to moderate employment growth through the rest of the year.”

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