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Oct 11, 2017, 11:01 ET Blues and Reds Mobile Game to Aid Social Science Research on Interactive Behavior

A new mobile game called Blues and Reds, now available worldwide, aims to help researchers study interactive behavior. The puzzle game, developed...


Aug 21, 2017, 11:37 ET Attractive Solicitation Materials Could Be Costing Nonprofits More Donations Says University of Miami Study

Beautifully-designed solicitation materials could be costing non-profit organizations significantly more donations says a new study from the...


Jul 13, 2017, 09:31 ET Quantitative Easing Caused an Unintended $28 Billion Reduction in Corporate and Industrial Lending Says University of Miami Study

The $1.7 trillion worth of mortgage backed security purchases by the Federal Reserve Bank as part of quantitative easing to stabilize the U.S....


Jul 07, 2017, 10:34 ET Financial Information Written In Red Makes Americans Excessively Pessimistic About Future Investments Says University Of Miami Study

When investors see the color red used to present a firm's financial data, they expect less from the firm's future stock returns than they do...


Jul 03, 2017, 10:09 ET University of Miami's Florida 50 Stock Index Continued to Significantly Outperform Broader Market in Second Quarter of 2017

The University of Miami's Florida 50 Index, a bellwether on the state's economy, gained 7.2% in the second quarter of 2017, outperforming both the...


Jun 02, 2017, 12:47 ET Harvard Business School's John Quelch Appointed Dean of University of Miami School of Business Administration

John Quelch, the Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School (HBS) has been appointed dean of the...


May 31, 2017, 13:31 ET Poor Understanding of Ratios Leads to Bad Shopping Decisions, Says University of Miami Study

Consumers make poor purchase decisions when they need to work with ratios to assess a product's value, says a new study published in the May 2017...


Apr 06, 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...


Apr 03, 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,...


Mar 29, 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...


Feb 21, 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...


Feb 17, 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....


Feb 02, 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...


Jan 10, 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...


Jan 03, 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...


Dec 09, 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...


Nov 17, 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)...


Oct 13, 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...


Oct 04, 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...


Sep 20, 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...


Aug 29, 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...


Jul 20, 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...


Jun 16, 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...


Jun 08, 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...


May 19, 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...