It’s still early days in genetic research, though advances will aid study of educational attainment and, notably, disease
Do investors misprice assets, revise their risk appetite or make some other misjudgment?
Encouraging pre-commitment to a future behavior helps people do hard things — but it can backfire
VCs and other investors need a contract with their seeker that blunts conflicts of interest
Expanding chains drive out independent grocers, reduce access to fresh produce
Study finds interest in screening embryos for education propensity, especially if everyone else is doing it
Acquiring companies appear to get a better deal following frequent in-person meetings
Laws that threaten ideological preferences prompt some opponents to adopt more extreme beliefs
Trustworthy and dominant-seeming men: access to corporate management. Dominant-seeming women: not so much.
Where big investors gather, corporate wealth is reallocated away from workers
It varies across goods and services and can be blunted by monetary policy
People will endure inconvenience to synchronize events, regardless of proximity
How to rebalance supply and demand amid today’s chaotic internet traffic
Incentives boost output, but benefits level off at a fairly low point
Traders see an implicit promise beyond specific asset purchases
Tying payments to weight, rather than behaviors, marginally more effective