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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.

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Colorado business confidence remains at record high

July 6, 2021

Business leaders in Colorado expressed record confidence in the economy as recovery from the pandemic continues, according to the Leeds Business Confidence Index for the third quarter of 2021.

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Researchers find optimal way to pay off student loans

June 17, 2021

CU Boulder mathematicians created a novel mathematical model and found that a mixture of repayment strategies might be best––depending on how much is borrowed and how much income the borrower has.

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Can cannabis be useful for creativity and ideation?

June 11, 2021

The latest Creative Distillation podcast episode delivers a spirited discussion about research on Portland breweries, cannabis and an entrepreneur’s ability to deliver creativity.

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Podcast episode navigates uncertainty and the entrepreneurial hustle

May 17, 2021

Aggressive deadlines, emails at 4 a.m. and a sense of fearlessness: How do you make sense of the behaviors of some entrepreneurs? Hosts Brad Werner and Jeff York discuss with Associate Professor Greg Fisher of Indiana University.

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Record filings, lagging employment growth show mixed recovery for Colorado economy

May 5, 2021

Colorado’s recovery is mixed, leading in gross domestic product and labor force growth, but lagging in employment and wage growth.