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Oct 01, 2013, 16:02 ET

Budget battle as fiscal year begins spurs wasteful spending at year's-end

They're at it again. The stalled budget battle in Washington is nothing new. In fact, it's the exception rather than the rule for Congress to pass...

Oct 01, 2013, 15:57 ET

Braintree among several Chicago Booth-tied businesses snapped up over past year

It has been a big year for start-ups with ties to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Eight student businesses built and...

Oct 01, 2013, 08:00 ET

Bad luck? Knocking on wood can undo jinx: study

 Knocking on wood is the most common superstition in Western culture used to reverse bad fortune or undo a "jinx." Other cultures maintain...

Aug 06, 2013, 16:57 ET

Chicago Booth Professor Raghuram Rajan is Named Governor of Reserve Bank of India

Raghuram Rajan, a professor of finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and the Indian government's Chief Economic Adviser,...

Aug 05, 2013, 07:00 ET

Waiting can actually help make you more patient, Chicago Booth research shows

 Internet users are quick to move on when a website takes more than a couple of seconds to load. But new research from the University of...

Aug 02, 2013, 13:57 ET

Nearly 1 million Americans could leave their jobs because of health care reform, Chicago Booth research predicts

 Up to 900,000 Americans could choose to stop working because of the Affordable Care Act, according to new research from the University of...

Jun 12, 2013, 06:33 ET

Robert Fogel, won Nobel Prize in Economics, 1926-2013

Robert W. Fogel, 86, an economic historian at the University of Chicago who won the Nobel Prize in 1993 for his studies of slavery in the U.S. and...

Jun 11, 2013, 07:46 ET

Individual Stars Don't Necessarily Win You A Stanley Cup, Says New Research From Chicago Booth

 As the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins prepare to do battle in the first game of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday, new research from...

Feb 06, 2013, 10:49 ET

Despite Fears Of Stock Market Drop And Rising Unemployment, Americans Plan To Invest More In 2013

The Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index released today finds that more than half of Americans (58 percent) think it likely that the...

Jan 29, 2013, 20:00 ET

John Edwardson gives $5 million to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business

 John Edwardson, retired chairman and chief executive of CDW, Vernon Hills, Ill., has given $5 million to the University of Chicago Booth...