Discovery at Carlson

Finance Professor Stephen T. Parente Explains the Costs Behind Healthcare Spending

Monday, March 4, 2019

Recent news-making research reported that the U.S. spends twice as much as 10 other countries on health care but sees outcomes that rank below those nations. Though that creates cause for concern, Pro...

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Associate Professor William Hedgcock Finds That Achieving a Goal is the First Step

Monday, March 4, 2019

Research by Associate Professor William Hedgcock shows that approaching things in a way that seems to run counter to what most people habitually do creates better results. With tasks that require seve...

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Assistant Professor Jason Chan Uncovers Social Media Tactics Used by Hate Groups

Monday, March 4, 2019

Professor Jason Chan and his co-authors researched the relationship between the Internet and racial hate crimes in the U.S. and found not just a connection between the two but insights into how online...

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Associate Professor Colleen Flaherty Manchester Investigates Gender Pay Dynamics

Monday, March 4, 2019

Professor Colleen Manchester and her co-authors found a key component to the flip in the pay gap: an organization’s diversity goals. While women are less represented in higher ranks in companies, simp...

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Team Mindfulness and Productivity: What’s the Connection?

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

It’s safe to say mindfulness has gone mainstream in the U.S. Millions of Americans now use the technique—essentially a form of nonjudgmental awareness—to help relieve stress, manage chronic pain, and ...

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What 10 Seasons of German Soccer Reveal About Diversity

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Small differences in competitive situations can make a big difference. That was the conclusion of Professor Avner Ben-Ner and his coauthors, Drs. John-Gabriel Licht and Jin Park in their latest resear...

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Doing Well, Doing Good, or Both?

Monday, June 5, 2017

Numerous studies have shown that CSR—in the form of pollution-reduction efforts, charitable giving, and the like—can boost corporate profits. 

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How Online Daters (Unknowingly) Let the One Get Away

Monday, May 2, 2016

Carlson School researchers discover an online dating feature that secretly hinders successful matches.

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Why Wives are More Likely to Say 'I Do' to Relocation

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Researchers have long believed that dual-career couples are more likely to relocate in favor of the husband’s career, which stifles the wife’s earning power, and widens the disparity between men and w...

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