The upper class has a higher propensity for unethical behavior, being more likely to believe as did Gordon Gekko in the movie "Wall Street" that "greed is good," according to a new study from the University ...
An innovative program to encourage sustainable farming in rural China has helped restore eroded forestland while producing economic gains for many farmers, according to a new study by Stanford University researchers.
Information technology will be an employment machine, generating 5.8 million new jobs in the coming four years, according to International Data Corporation (IDC) research released.
Raising the age at which students can legally drop out of school could determine their future earning power and quality of life, according to a new paper by U of T Mississauga economics professor Philip Oreopoulos.
Connecting industrial operations to the Internet could lead to significant gains in productivity, potentially worth $10 trillion to $15 trillion globally, a study by General Electric said Monday.
(Phys.org) -- Surveys of the carnage of the American financial crisis that began in 2008 have revealed the potent allure of personal gain above all else.
Rising sea levels are likely to change Southern California beaches in the coming century, but not in ways you might expect.
(PhysOrg.com) -- New and better ways of measuring high-tech energy consumption could lead to significant environmental and economic gains, a study from The Australian National University has found.
Cities that win Olympic bids experience neither boom nor bust in their real estate prices, but gain construction jobs as they prepare for the Games, according to researchers at the Sauder School of Business at the University ...
(Phys.org)—A major tanker spill off the coast of northern British Columbia could wipe out any potential economic gains from the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline project, according to new research from the University of ...