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Competition limits self-interests that pose potential problems for corporations

The combination of lucrative incentives and pressure to meet sales goals led to a perfect storm that resulted in Wells Fargo employees creating millions of …

Economic activity in advanced economies is encouraging, but productivity is lagging

The recent increase in economic activity in the G7 advanced economies is attracting the attention of policymakers – particularly those gathering in …

Managers may compromise safety due to earnings expectations

Managers of U.S. companies facing market pressures to meet earnings expectations may risk damaging the health and safety of workers to please investors, …

These hints get people to save some tax refund

New research identifies ways to prompt low- and moderate-income households to save more of their tax refund. Motivational prompts to save tax refunds and …

Why people now opt to rent fancy outfits

Rather than spending lots of money on a dress for one night, consumers are more open to renting outfits online, say researchers. Judging from online reviews, …

Cost of renewables fell in 2016, lowering global investment in clean energy

6 April 2017 – The world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, even as investment in clean energy fell, the United Nations Environment …

Female entrepreneurs feel pressure to act ‘feminine’ online

Female entrepreneurs report feeling pressure to conduct business online in a traditionally feminine way, a new study suggests. This includes maintaining social …

Most global financial services companies plan to increase FinTech partnerships, as 88% fear loss of revenue to innovators

 More than 4 in 5 (82%) financial services companies plan to increase FinTech partnerships in the next 3-5 years 88% are concerned they will lose revenues to …

Regardless of income and age, best investment strategy is to diversify

COLUMBIA, Mo. – As Tax Day approaches, many Americans will be making investment decisions for retirement. Conventional wisdom holds that young investors …

4 ways to promote reusable coffee cups

A new study identifies strategies that could reduce the use of disposable coffee cups. Researchers at Cardiff University tested a range of measures to …

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