Economics & Business

09.23.2015

With She Leads Africa, Afua Osei, MBA’13, MPP’13, supports promising female-led start-ups in Africa and the diaspora.

09.09.2015

When times are tough, we often look to family. Research suggests lenders do likewise: family-owned businesses paid significantly less for debt than nonfamily firms when credit was difficult to secure.

08.31.2015

How the gambler’s fallacy causes bad decisions.

08.12.2015

Chicago Booth assistant professor Ed O’Brien uses what we find funny to explain our behavior.

07.29.2015

Research indicates that cash still beats out credit when there’s enough cash in a consumers’ pocket to cover the bill.

07.14.2015

A UChicago start-up aims to become the “Keurig for delicious food.”

07.07.2015

Chicago Booth’s Anita Rao and Stanford’s Wesley R. Hartmann use demographic data to figure out if moviegoers prefer bigger screens or more choices.

06.29.2015

Chicago Booth professor Anil Kashyap answers 18 questions you have about the crisis in Greece.

06.17.2015

Professor Richard Thaler examines the evolution of economics.

05.31.2015

How knowledge workers are reshaping the map of the global economy.

Spring/15

The coming revolution in data analysis.
May–June/15

Economist Michael Greenstone studies the human cost of China’s pollution in the Huai River Valley.