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The single population is growing, and it’s time to grow with it

Nov. 11, 2021

Nearly half of the adult U.S. population is single, and half of that population isn't interested in dating. Yet, society still focuses on marriage and relationships as the endgame. Marketing and psychology professor Peter McGraw offers a new perspective on how we see solos.

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Growing the next crop of organic food industry leaders

Nov. 10, 2021

A new program has sprouted at the Leeds School of Business. A first-of-its-kind master's program prepares students for careers in the rapidly-growing natural and organic industry, and connects them with the many industry leaders located in Boulder.

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Researchers want analytics to move from field to box office

Nov. 1, 2021

As stadiums and arenas reopen, struggling teams are losing revenue by not introducing data-driven pricing for ticket sales.

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For investors who miss their retirement targets, fees in target-date funds may be to blame

Oct. 15, 2021

Leeds School of Business research finds target-date fund sponsors overcharged investors by $30 billion from 2008 to 2019.

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Colorado business leaders are cautious, still optimistic about recovery

Sept. 30, 2021

Colorado business leaders have curbed their optimism about the state economy, but still remain confident in its recovery. This is according to the latest edition of the Leeds Business Confidence Index.

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Overconfidence is bad for your wealth

Sept. 7, 2021

When it comes to investing, it’s best not to trust your memory, according to a new study co-authored by Philip Fernbach at the Leeds School of Business. The study showed that investors tend to remember past investments performing better than they actually did.

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Behind the blank checks: Leeds research takes a crack at SPACs

Aug. 31, 2021

Why are investors so interested in special purpose acquisition companies and what separates the successes from the failures? Research from Leeds uncovers new signals in S-1 filings.

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Business filings show Colorado economy is firmly in recovery mode

Aug. 4, 2021

New business filings posted near-record gains in the second quarter, and––while unemployment in the state is still hovering above the national average––the report shows more Coloradans are employed or actively seeking jobs.

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Gender disparities in engineering are a problem, CU Boulder researchers offer a solution

July 19, 2021

A CU Boulder paper shows professional growth by women engineers could be impacted by whom they seek for advice and answers, shedding light on gender disparities in the male-dominated field and offering solutions to close the gap between women and men in engineering.

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For center’s new leader, sustainability is personal

July 14, 2021

Kathryn Wendell brings a long leadership career in sustainability—and a passion for the environment—to the Leeds School of Business, where she will become executive director of the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility.