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Mar 28, 2024

Smart Utility Meters Drive Down Manufacturing Costs – If Managers Use Them

A new study finds the willingness of managers to use smart utility meters is a key driver in reducing energy consumption and related costs.

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Mar 18, 2024

New Technique Helps AI Tell When Humans Are Lying

The technique was developed for use in contexts when humans have an economic incentive to lie, such as applying for a mortgage.

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Dec 13, 2023

How Companies Worked Around a Law Aimed at Keeping U.S. Tax Dollars from Going Overseas

Legislation aimed at preventing large companies from avoiding U.S. taxes by shuttling money to foreign subsidiaries hasn’t worked as well as anticipated. Now we know why.

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Nov 28, 2023

New Audit Rules Had Little Effect on Companies

A recent study finds new financial auditing regulations did have an effect – but it was a small one.

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Sep 18, 2023

Accounting Transparency Effort Tied to Decreased Funding for Innovation

Regulations aimed at improving the transparency of corporate accounting practices appear to have unintended consequences.

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Sep 11, 2023

Study Sheds Light on Increased Reports of Suicidal Behavior in Teens

Some of the increase appears to be due to changes in how health professionals screen for and report on suicidal thoughts.

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Jun 12, 2023

Ukraine Refugees Could Boost Europe’s GDP

The influx of Ukrainian refugees across Europe will improve long-term GDP for European countries that invest in infrastructure and other capital improvements.

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Jan 9, 2023

When Taxes Go Up, Execs Increase Profits from Insider Trading

The increase in insider trading puts companies at risk, even when the trades are legal.

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Nov 18, 2022

The Metaverse, Web 3 and the Future of Marketing

Professor Bill Rand explains the difference between Web 3 and the metaverse, how advanced technologies can create value for customers and what steps companies can take to prepare for the next evolution of the internet.

Oct 31, 2022

Three Best Practices for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

How can organizations strengthen their ERM efforts and become more resilient in a changing world? Three insights shared at NC State’s ERM Roundtable Summit offer a place to start.