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Vaccine news buoys Colorado business sentiment

Jan. 4, 2021

Business leaders in Colorado are feeling more optimistic looking forward to 2021—in part because of the rollout of two COVID-19 vaccines.

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Making better use of big data in marketing

Dec. 9, 2020

Leeds School Assistant Professor Rico Bumbaca and colleagues at other institutions created a new algorithm that scales extraordinarily large data sets and streamlines targeted marketing efforts with unrivaled precision.

Little Man Ice Cream in Denver, closed temporarily during the pandemic.

Colorado economy to gain jobs in 2021, but fall short of full recovery

Dec. 7, 2020

Colorado will gain jobs in 2021, but it will not be able to make up for the economic losses brought by the global COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new Leeds School of Business report.

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Innovative partnership prepares infrastructure engineers

Nov. 25, 2020

The nation’s infrastructure challenges have been and will continue to be a concern. That’s why CU Boulder has partnered with Kiewit, one of the nation’s largest construction and engineering organizations, to launch the Kiewit Design-Build Program.

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Colorado economy shows more signs of recovery, filings indicate

Nov. 10, 2020

Colorado business is showing more signs of a recovery from the COVID-19 economic slump, according to a new CU Boulder report.

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Consumers’ Instagram posts provide powerful insight for brands

Oct. 28, 2020

A new study reveals that images consumers create and share in social media offer businesses real-time insights into the uses, feelings and experiences of their brands.

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Fake COVID-19 news makes you want to treat yourself on the cheap

Oct. 13, 2020

People exposed to fake news during the already uncertain COVID-19 era are simultaneously compelled to treat themselves and to try to save money, according to new research.

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Colorado business sentiment negative but improving

Oct. 2, 2020

Colorado business optimism continues to recover from historic lows but it is still not back into positive territory, according to a new report.

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Costs of oil and gas setbacks minimal but increase beyond 1,500 feet

Sept. 9, 2020

Requiring 1,500 feet between oil and gas operations and buildings or waterways would have minimal impacts on oil and gas availability, according to a new study from CU Boulder and Colorado School of Mines.

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Colorado to lose 128,500 jobs in 2020, report forecasts

Aug. 13, 2020

The Colorado economy will lose thousands of jobs in 2020, according to a new report from the Business Research Division at CU Boulder's Leeds School of Business.