Satisfaction with your home can depend on its size compared to your neighbors' homes, according to new Iowa State University research. Daniel Kuhlmann, assistant professor of community and regional planning at Iowa State University, found that people are more likely to be dissatisfied with their house if it is smaller than their neighbors.'
TV companies battling to preserve the shared experience of scheduled TV viewing in an era of 24/7 streaming and personalised viewing need more than binge-watching contracts and no-sleeping agreements to keep customers.
Budget cuts at the Internal Revenue Service threaten the agency's effectiveness and have led to billions of dollars in lost tax revenue, new research from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business shows.
College of Business Professor studies the impact geography has on San Francisco's Children's Savings Accounts program.
A new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business has found that less experienced investors are failing to diversify -- and could be putting themselves at serious financial risk. The effect is so pronounced that many amateur investors would be better off choosing stocks at complete random.
Individual and systemic challenges specific to female family physicians in their first five years of practice create obstacles that can result in disproportionate rates of burnout and negative impacts on career trajectories, according to a new paper co-authored by Dr. Tali Bogler of St. Michael's Hospital's Academic Family Health Team.
A new study by QUT researchers debunks some theories of sexual economics when it comes to the market value of women as they age. Unlike other market commodities like oil or gold, an individual's reproductive or relationship value is not directly observable but QUT behavioral economists Dr. Stephen Whyte and Professor Benno Torgler, along with Professor Robert C. Brooks from the University of New South Wales have analysed data from a recent Australian Sex Survey.
Generally speaking, most people find the idea of workers being replaced by robots or software worse than if the jobs are taken over by other workers. But when their own jobs are at stake, people would rather prefer to be replaced by robots than by another employee. That is the conclusion of a study by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
Urban sprawl has led to the creation of food deserts in metropolitan areas across the United States, according to a published study by a researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington. Shima Hamidi, director of UTA's Center for Transportation Equity, Decisions and Dollars, published 'Urban sprawl and the emergence of food deserts in the USA' in Urban Studies Journal.
The secret ingredient for coming up with great business ideas that can take off, may be something we can all tap into -- a good night's sleep. According to a new study, sleep plays an especially important role in not only identifying a good business idea, but in evaluating it and believing it is viable.