The psychology of success in data science contest design

In today's data-driven world, holding data science competitions is a popular way to address real-world problems. Companies leverage these competitions to crowdsource solutions and strategically attract potential employees. ...

Italy's clam farmers fear blue crab 'invasion'

In the shallow waters of the Scardovari lagoon, fishermen catch clams for Italy's beloved spaghetti alle vongole, alongside mussels and oysters. But an invader risks putting them out of business.

How to protect consumers from deceptive comparison pricing

Researchers from Duke University, University of Notre Dame, and Microsoft published a new Journal of Marketing article that examines using "true normal prices" during a sale as a way to reduce deceptive pricing tricks.

Why does polygamy endure in urban environments?

Experts have long believed that in fast-growing, urban environments, polygamy would disappear. In Bamako, Mali, where the population is nearly 3 million and rapidly growing, and economic incentives to polygamy have faded, ...

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