Listeners control the dial in genre-crossing music

New Cornell research shows how the rise of consumers’ influence changed the tune of contemporary country music and led to the creation of more songs that span multiple genres.

Mutual fund analysis benefits from added size metric

A group led by Scott Stewart, clinical professor of finance and accounting at Johnson, has developed a method for better understanding mutual fund returns, which could impact both performance rankings and fund managers’ career trajectories.

You’re never too busy for self-gifting, study finds

People who are feeling tense due to demands at work or home tend not to reward themselves with gifts, new research finds – even though a new product or visit to the spa might be exactly what they need.

Investing in Impact: Paul Kavuma is a champion of Africa’s economic resilience

Paul Kavuma, MBA ’93, recipient of the inaugural Emerging Markets Institute Cañizares Alumni Award, discusses opportunities in post-COVID Africa.

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Cornell offers MBA application waivers to laid-off workers

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management is offering qualified candidates who have been laid off by a U.S. tech company an application fee waiver and an application test waiver for the January 2023 deadline.

Sovi Wine founders share story on Startup Cornell

Sovi Wine offers high-quality non-alcoholic wines for times when you want a glass of wine but not the alcohol.

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Student prods COP27 to include youth in climate solutions

Kehkashan Basu, an MBA student at the Johnson School, hopes to kindle positive global change. She moderated the first roundtable meeting between government officials and youth at COP27.

Bringing parity, equity to the court and the boardroom

Cornell alumni with backgrounds in sports and business shared thoughts on diversity, equity and inclusion during a Nov. 10 event in New York City.

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Parking ticket reminders work, but not for all

Parking-ticket recipients who would benefit most from gentle “nudges” to pay their fines – those who are least responsive to tickets in the first place – respond least to those reminders, according to research from Johnson associate professor Ori Heffetz.