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Here, development trends and application potential in different fields like the automotive industry and communication technology are discussed in an interdisciplinary framework.
Energy levels rise and dip every 90 minutes, here is how to make the most of your time.
A conversation with Michael Lewis about his new book on the research of Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky
COST BASED “It’s easy and doesn’t require research,” says Kyle Jensen, director of entrepreneurship at the Yale School of Management. “People figure, ‘I know what it costs to make this widget, so I’ll just tack on another 20 percent and feel good ab
Tired of being dumped by companies after he helped them design products, the ski champion looked for an opportunity to be an owner and manager instead of an endorser
JOAN CAPLIN WHEN ODYSSEAS PAPADIMITRIOU left home for college in the U.S., he had every intention of returning. Greece was gearing up for the 2004 Olympics, and the economy was booming. But then he saw the chance to gain more experience by way of a
Immanuel Kant famously argued that lying is a parasite on truth-telling. But parasites must be self-limiting: Killing your host is an evolutionary dead-end, so a successful parasite must keep from pushing its growth to the utmost. Lying, then, is oft
Since its founding, America has swung from protectionism to free trade. What’s next?
When you’re starting a new business, you can get a better feel for the numbers by writing them down
She had the contacts and the know-how. He had the perfect venue and the capital. Kim Hanks (then Gerlovich) tells how she pooled resources with Whit Hanks with the idea of becoming the top wedding-planning outfit in Dripping Springs—the “wedding capital” of Texas. One ceremony she hadn’t planned on: her own. Cue the chapel bells. The business partners became a couple and married in 2014.
Stop undervaluing your products and services, and look at what your pricing strategy really says about you.
Pitching to a venture capitalist? Be ready to answer questions about these three topics.
Gross Domestic Product is the market value of all goods and services produced within a country in a year. It is, today, the standard snapshot of a country’s economy. But does it deserve this position? After all, it focuses on economic activity while
While researching my soon-to-be-released biography on John Horton Conway, an iconoclastic and very influential mathematician at Princeton, I organized a research trip to his native England. We visited with Conway’s elder sister, Joan, in Liverpool, a
In his new book, economist and historian Marc Levinson explains why no one should expect a return to the growth of the post-war boom years.
From fortified foods to nutrition labels, the legacy of an early financial crisis lives on in kitchens across the United States.
Startups should be growth machines. Just don’t confuse frantic activity with progress
DEAR MONTCLAIR, N.J., I’m sorry you didn’t land on this year’s list of the 50 Best Places to Live in America. True, you weren’t even eligible in 2016, since MONEY’s annual ranking alternates between the current focus on small cities (places with popu
Could reimagining the old 9-to-5 make your company more productive?
Don't fall into the trap of expending a great deal of energy for a small financial payoff.
Cornell professor of economics Robert Frank says he’s alive today because of “pure dumb luck.” In 2007, he collapsed on a tennis court, struck down by what was later diagnosed as a case of sudden cardiac death, something only 2 percent of victims sur
Analysts are calling it the “Trump Bump.” Will it last?
The World Bank’s chief economist questions a macroeconomic pillar | “Assume A, assume B … blah blah blah … and so … P is true”
MOLLY MOYNAHAN’S VISION for the next stage of life involves living in a condo near the beach with an indoor swimming pool and little upkeep, all within driving distance of a large university or city so she can continue her work as a writing consultan
A contest where college students are judged on their Fed policies | “It’s intimidating, because these people are economists”
Piinpoint helps businesses choose where to open based on facts, not just intuition.
Depending on which economist you ask, big inequalities in wealth are either an essential engine for growth—the reward that motivates people to work hard, innovate, and prosper—or a ticking time bomb capable of unleashing mass misery, social upheaval,
EVERYBODY KNOWS that New York City is expensive, which is okay if you’re a tourist who has saved up for a blowout trip of high-end shopping, fancy dinners, and a swank hotel. But for us locals, the city’s pleasures are increasingly out of reach. Sure
A gated community where your neighbors are gators. Population: 69,081 Median home price: $365,000 Unemployment rate: 4.5% Just about any location worth its spot on the Best Places list can brag about great green space, and Weston—with a dozen spo
A personal tragedy and an economic downturn hit David Ogburn hard, but he staged a comeback.
SEBASTIAN MALLABY’S NEW BIOGRAPHY OF FORMER Federal Reserve chair Alan Greenspan, The Man Who Knew, might easily have been titled The Man Who Knew—And Didn’t Act. The central revelation of the book is that Greenspan, far from being a blind follower o