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Colorado business filings decline, reflecting COVID-19 slowdown

April 29, 2020

Colorado business filings were undercut by COVID-19 in the first quarter of 2020, according to a University of Colorado Boulder report Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold released on April 29.

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New program helps entrepreneurs survive the COVID-19 economy

April 28, 2020

The new CU Boulder initiative COventure Forward is one tool in the toolbox to help businesses weather this unprecedented economic storm.

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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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Flooding assistance left Houston residents on uneven ground

March 3, 2020

Houston homeowners who were struggling financially before Hurricane Harvey were the most likely residents to end up in a worse financial position after the storm, a new study shows.

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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.

A ghost town bank.

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.