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  1. Rotman finance professor receives the William F. Sharpe Award for scholarship in financial research

    05.25 / 22:17 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management) A paper co-authored by a finance professor at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management has won an award for the best paper in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis…
  2. Regenerative medicine researcher's startup companies give hope to patients

    05.25 / 13:57 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (Virginia Tech) Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist takes commercial route to develop new treatments for wound healing and…
  3. New research proves the 'migrant work ethic' exists, in the short term

    05.25 / 04:56 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (University of Bath) The research shows that migrant workers are over three times less likely to be absent from work than native UK workers, a measure which economists equate with work ethic. The enhanced migrant work effort was found to be a temporary phenomenon lasting for approximately two years from their arrival in the UK, after which migrant workers' absence converged with levels recorded by native UK…
  4. New study finds $1m-per-mile economic impact of TVA reservoirs

    05.24 / 19:53 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture) UTIA researchers conducted in-depth surveys of visitors and property owners along three of TVA's 49 reservoirs -- Norris, Watts Bar and Chickamauga -- during Summer 2016. The study determined that the combination of aquatic recreation and waterfront property along the Tennessee Valley Authority's managed river system creates $11.9 billion of annual economic impact to the region -- the equivalent of $1 million per shoreline…
  5. National Science Foundation presents FY 2018 budget request

    05.24 / 16:56 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (National Science Foundation) National Science Foundation Director France A. Córdova today publicly presented President Donald J. Trump's Fiscal Year 2018 NSF budget request to…
  6. Chemical Safety Board faces uncertain future

    05.24 / 16:56 eurekalert.org Eurekalert.org - Business
    (American Chemical Society) Under President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget, the world's only independent body dedicated to investigating chemical-related industrial accidents would be abolished. A story in Chemical & Engineering News, the weekly news magazine of the American Chemical Society, revisits why the US Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board was initially created, its accomplishments, and what experts say about its potential…