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Can Wikipedia Be Trusted?

Crowdsourced Wikipedia entries are more biased than Encyclopaedia Britannica articles.

It Pays to Be Honest—Even When You’re Selling Junk

Disclosing flaws can drive auction bids up.

Marketing

The Superfluousness of Realtors

Homes sold through Realtors do not garner a price premium over ones sold by owners.

Finance & Accounting

Maximize the Returns, Lower the Risk

Using the right tools to grow savings and improve investment outcomes.

Economics

To Bluff or Not to Bluff

Game theory says it’s pure mathematics. But human psychology matters, too.

Economics

Is Economic Growth a Question of Culture?

A decade of research shows how culture seeps into economic decisions.

Economics

Online Brands Show Their Stuff Offline

Building brick-and-mortar showrooms can have big payoffs for online retailers.

Policy

Does Immigration Increase Crime?

Nationwide statistics suggest no impact on violent crime.

Economics

The Sluggish Multitasker

Cognitive demands aside, multitasking can be inefficient and demoralizing

Economics

Statistics That Hurt

Racial discrimination still affects minority wages

Policy

A Year at the FTC

Combinations, conduct, and competition in healthcare

Policy

Freed from Employment Lock

Obamacare may lead people to choose to leave the labor market.

Economics

The Risks and Rewards of Experience Abroad

Do past international investments help or hurt a company’s chances of succeeding in a new market?

Economics

How to Win at Risk

A Q&A with Russell Walker about risk management

Strategy

The Importance of Appearing Savvy

Women especially benefit from knowing market rates for car repairs

Economics

Teaming Up to Cash In

How does competition work in the venture capital industry?

Policy

All Gain from Guaranteed Access to Key Goods and Services

A guaranteed minimum distribution system is optimal

Economics

Who Wants to Be First Mate On a Sinking Ship?

Companies in financial distress have trouble attracting the talent they need to right themselves

Social Impact

Being Smarter with CSR

This special issue devoted to corporate social responsibility (CSR), with articles written by our faculty, was published in conjunction with the Kellogg-Aspen Conference