Research Brief / COVID-19

Economic and Ideological Predictors of the Unique U.S. COVID-19 Failure

Examining local-level plans and behavior to uncover drivers of failed compliance with expert advice

Research Brief / Bias

Informal Career Advice Carries a Gender Bias

Women are warned about work-life balance more than men

A young child leans onto a desk with arms folded and stares at a small marshmallow Feature / Psychology

New Study Disavows Marshmallow Test’s Predictive Powers

Test's originator was a central co-author but died before its completion

Research Brief / Sustainability

Ditching Small Plastic Bottles — for Medium-Sized — Could Cut Waste

1.8 million tons of PET plastic bottles end in landfills annually

Six office workers seen talking and performing various tasks Research Brief / Finance

Adapting Value Investing to the 21st Century

Including intangible assets in book value vastly improves the strategy’s returns

Anderson Review Monthly Quiz Quiz

Quick Quiz — Easier than the GMAT

Test yourself on the Silicon Valley Syndrome, gender gap in math, minimum wage research and more

Two reshore workers standing Research Brief / Supply Chain

Politicians and Labor Love Reshoring; Investor Reaction Is Mixed

Stock prices dip around some announcements of return of jobs

Manila file folders with U.S. government form 8-K on top Research Brief / Corporate Finance

Corporate Borrowing on the Down Low

18% of firms fail to promptly disclose new loan deals

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Features

Doctor reading through paperwork Feature / Nudges

Replicating a Successful Nudge in Health Care: Advice for Skeptics

How it often goes wrong and key observations for effective strategies

Amazon reviews with high ratings Feature / Retail

Is Amazon’s Fake Review Response 94 Days Too Late?

Phony posts are largely very short-term campaigns

Person pulling out 5 dollar bill from white envelope Feature / Behavioral Decision Making

Unwelcome Gift Message: ‘I Know You Need Money’

The same gift, with a message on saving the recipient time, is more welcome

Research Briefs

Four children independently working on a math assignment Research Brief / Gender Gap

Math Gender Gap: Nonexistent for Blacks, Notable for Affluent Whites

Well-to-do families doting on their sons at daughters’ expense?

An angled shot of the U.S. Federal Reserve building Research Brief / Banking

When the Fed Taps the Brakes, Not All Banks Slow Down

Some lenders’ balance sheets are less affected by a rising federal funds rate

An aerial image of the Silicon Valley Research Brief / Economy

Silicon Valley Syndrome: Measuring How Nontech Firms and Workers Suffer

VC money for tech pushes up costs for everyone else

Two hands holding a phone displaying a man on a video call Research Brief / Behavioral Economics

Good News or Bad, We Like to Experience It With a Friend

Less so when it’s really bad news

An industrial chimney emitting smoke Research Brief / Health Care

Like Checking the Weather: Air-Quality App Charts Local Pollution

Information helps users decide when, and whether, to venture outside or exercise

Emma Gonzalez speaking a podium for a March For Our Lives event Research Brief / Politics

The Odd History of Gun Legislation Following Mass Shootings

GOP legislatures often made firearm laws looser after infamous events

Blurred image of people walking through a building Research Brief / Economics

Could Tech Giants Be Making Our Economy Less Innovative?

With a business model built on fewer employees, their dominance saps dynamism.

A full stocked grocery store yogurt section Research Brief / Pricing

Smaller Grocery Chains Exclude Products as Negotiating Ploy

Tactic partially makes up for lesser clout with suppliers