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Kids Allowed to be Kids Make Better Parents

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Amy Nuttall

Mothers who took on burdensome caregiving roles as children – and weren’t allowed to just “be kids” – tend to be less sensitive to their own children’s needs,…

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Companies Can Succeed Amid Global Meltdowns

Thursday, September 24, 2015
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Companies can control their own fate even amidst a global financial meltdown, according to research by Tomas Hult, director of Michigan State University’s International Business Center, and several…

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U.S. Companies Leverage Innovation Better than China

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Despite surging competition from China, U.S. companies still have the competitive edge in innovation, says a recent Michigan State University study. In research appearing in the International Journal…

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New School-Evaluation Method Fails to Affect Housing Prices

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Scott Imberman

The controversial new method of evaluating teachers and schools – called “value-added” – does not appear to affect property values, finds research by economists at Michigan State University…

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Marketing Creates Value in Supply Chains

Monday, September 14, 2015
Tomas Hult

Five Michigan State University researchers have completed an assessment of 50 years and hundreds of articles worth of marketing-related research in supply chain management. The results, published in…

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Closer Attention to Stock Info Could Help Multi-National Investors

Monday, September 14, 2015
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Access to corporate earnings and company information has never been easier. However, a Michigan State University Broad College of Business researcher found that investors of U.S. companies with…

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Too Many Candidates Spoil the Stew

Friday, September 11, 2015
Arend Hintze

This election year has produced 17 Republican presidential candidates, which on its surface may appear to give the party a competitive advantage. Evolution, however, disagrees. A new study…

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$1.5 Million Gift Will Make MSU a Leader in Holocaust Studies

Thursday, September 10, 2015
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Michigan State University’s newly created William and Audrey Farber Family Chair in Holocaust Studies and European Jewish History, funded by a $1.5 million private gift, will be one…

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Helping Toddlers’ Understand Emotion Key to Development

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Child Health day, Oct. 5, 2015 The simple parenting strategy of helping toddlers understand emotion may reduce behavioral problems later on, finds a federally funded study led by…

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Can Science Predict Gang Killings?

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Gang slayings move in a systematic pattern over time, spreading from one vulnerable area to the next like a disease, finds a groundbreaking study by Michigan State University…

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