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06 Apr, 2017, 10:51 ET University of Miami's New Master's in Health Administration to Meet Growing Industry Demand

The University of Miami School of Business Administration today announced a new Master in Health Administration (MHA) program focused on the...


03 Apr, 2017, 12:51 ET University of Miami's Florida 50 Stock Index Outpaces Broader Market by Nearly Double in First Quarter of 2017

The University of Miami's Florida 50 Index, a bellwether on the state's economy, was up more than 10 percent in the first quarter of 2017,...


29 Mar, 2017, 13:49 ET Brexit May Lower Europe's GDP Says University of Miami Study

Britain's exit from the European Union may reduce GDP growth for the entire region according to a new study from the University of Miami School of...


21 Feb, 2017, 14:27 ET National Policy and Business Leaders to Meet in Miami March 3 to Examine Impact of U.S. Election on the Business of Health Care

The CEOs of virtually every major health care industry association, along with two former U.S. Secretaries of Health and Human Services will be...


17 Feb, 2017, 14:15 ET New York Yankees All-Star Alex Rodriguez Gives $500,000 to Enhance Curriculum for Pro Athletes and Others Earning MBAs at University of Miami

The University of Miami School of Business Administration today announced a $500,000 gift from longtime New York Yankees All-Star Alex Rodriguez....


02 Feb, 2017, 11:54 ET Promoting a Product's Multiple Risks Causes People to Perceive It As Less Risky Says University of Miami Study

The laundry list of possible side effects that typically accompanies advertisements for prescription drugs makes consumers less concerned about a...


10 Jan, 2017, 09:29 ET Impact of U.S. Election on Health Care Industry to be Examined at Miami Conference

More than 700 people are expected to gather at the University of Miami on March 3, 2017 for a daylong conference on the impact of the November 2016...


03 Jan, 2017, 12:24 ET University of Miami's Florida 50 Stock Index Gains More than 11% in 2016, Led by WellCare Health Plans, Rayonier Advanced Materials, and Marriott Vacations Worldwide

The University of Miami's Florida 50 Index ended 2016 with a gain of 11.46% and with eight of its firms seeing stock prices rise more than 40%. The...


09 Dec, 2016, 12:04 ET Discrimination Affects Minority Groups' Financial Decisions Says University of Miami Study

African Americans, women, and LGBTQ individuals – those more likely to experience social discrimination in their lifetime – are less likely...


17 Nov, 2016, 15:29 ET Shoppers More Likely to Buy Products that Have More Space Around them Says University of Miami Study

Shoppers are more likely to buy products that have more space around them than the same products surrounded by less space (less interstitial space)...


13 Oct, 2016, 11:06 ET Taller And Thinner People More Likely To Buy Stocks And Take Greater Financial Risks Says University Of Miami Study

People who are tall and normal-weight take greater financial risks and are more likely to hold stocks than shorter, overweight or obese...


04 Oct, 2016, 10:31 ET Public Outcry Over Huge Markups Some Hospitals Charge Patients Results in No Charge Reduction Says University of Miami Study

 Widespread publicity that revealed the names of 20 Florida hospitals that markup patient charges by more 1,000% above costs did not lead to...


20 Sep, 2016, 12:04 ET Marijuana Users Have Lower Body Mass Index than Non-Users Says University of Miami Study

 Those who use marijuana, commonly associated with "the munchies" or increased appetite and the likelihood of weight gain, actually have a...


29 Aug, 2016, 09:38 ET Affordable Care Act Has Improved Access to Health Care, but Disparities Persist, Says New Study Review by University of Miami and Florida Atlantic University

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has substantially decreased the number of uninsured Americans and improved access to health care, though insurance...


20 Jul, 2016, 12:38 ET Shoppers Find Claims on Product Packaging More Believable than Advertising Says University of Miami Study

 A marketing claim placed on a product package is more believable to shoppers than one made in an advertisement, says new research by the...


16 Jun, 2016, 11:02 ET New University of Miami Study Offers Ailing Newspaper Industry Solution to Increase Profits

The ailing newspaper industry could increase gross profits by as much as 17 percent by adopting a subscription formula developed in a University of...


08 Jun, 2016, 09:54 ET Whether Someone Finds or Receives News and Video on Social Media Influences How Closely They'll Read It and Whether They'll Share It Says University of Miami Study

How a person comes across news and videos online influences whether or not they will read it closely and share with others says a new study from...


19 May, 2016, 13:38 ET "Obamacare" Significantly Reduces Cost of Mental Health Care for Young Adults, Especially Minorities, Says University of Miami Study

 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has significantly reduced out-of-pocket costs for adults aged 19 to 25 seeking behavioral health care, most...


24 Feb, 2016, 09:13 ET Tattooed and Non-Tattooed Individuals Treated Similarly in Labor Market Says University of Miami Study

Having a tattoo has no impact on an individual's employment or earnings, according to a new study from the University of Miami School of Business...


02 Feb, 2016, 11:54 ET University of Miami's Annual Conference on the Business of Health Care to Focus on the Globalization of the Industry

 More than 700 people are expected to gather at the University of Miami on March 21, 2016 for a daylong conference on the globalization of...


24 Nov, 2015, 10:22 ET Online Shoppers Nearly 80 Percent More Likely to Choose More Expensive Product or Service Options When Video is Used says University of Miami Study; Findings Offer Guidance to Retailers as Holiday Shopping Season Begins

Online shoppers are 79 percent more likely to choose a product focused more on pleasure than function, even if the more pleasurable option is more...


14 Oct, 2015, 14:49 ET Companies Led by CEOs with Daughters More Committed to Social Responsibility says University of Miami Study

Among the nation's largest U.S. firms, those led by CEOs with daughters spend 13 percent more of their net profits on corporate social...


16 Sep, 2015, 10:47 ET Socially Responsible Firms are Also Better Governed Says University of Miami Study

Firms that rate highest in corporate social responsibility (CSR) rankings are also better-governed (i.e. have boards that closely oversee...


29 Jan, 2015, 12:59 ET Annual Miami Conference on the Business of Health Care to Focus on Technology, Access and Efficiency

As businesses continue to face an historic transformation of the U.S. health care system in 2015, the University of Miami School of Business...


18 Dec, 2014, 11:37 ET In Time of Crisis, Small Investors Can Move Markets Due to Emotional Trading Says University of Miami Study

In the wake of a market-wide crisis, such as the 9/11 terrorist attacks, trading by retail investors can move markets opposite to the trading by...