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Psychology influences markets, research confirms

When it comes to economics versus psychology, score one for psychology. Economists argue that markets usually reflect rational behavior—that is, the dominant players in a market, such as the hedge-fund managers who make ...

Elevation in buildings can affect the decisions we make

People rely on financial managers, doctors and lawyers to be as objective as possible when making decisions about investments, health and legal issues, but findings from a new study suggest that an unexpected factor could ...

Researchers study hedge fund model for complex societal problems

A hedge fund designed to pool money together for the public good could tackle a niche of problems that governments, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies all struggle with solving, according to Penn State researchers.

Star employees get most of the credit—and blame

Working with a "star" employee—someone who demonstrates exceptional performance and enjoys broad visibility relative to industry peers—offers both risks and rewards, according to new research from the Cornell University's ...

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