Business and Economics

Imperial students’ crop preservation startup wins 2024 Ideas to Impact Challenge

Innovation - Economics

A low energy cold-storage solution that preserves harvested crops in hot climates has won the Business School's student innovation prize. The winner of the 2024 Ideas to Impact Challenge is Zaraat, a startup designed to help small-scale farmers in India preserve fruit and vegetables after the harvest (which takes place from October to March), by giving them the opportunity to rent temperature-controlled storage for their produce.

Land management and climate change affect several

Environment - Economics

A new study published in the journal Nature Communications shows that grassland and arable land could better provide different services at the same

EU climate policy: French manufacturers cut emissions by 43 million tonnes

The carbon emissions of French manufacturers fell by an estimated 15% during the first eight years of the EU Emissions Trading System policy.

Through econometrics, Isaiah Andrews is making research more robust

Economics - Campus

"I would like to understand the extent to which we understand things," the MIT economist says. When you read about a new study, you may wonder: How accurate are these results?

EPFL to create six new research chairs in Valais by 2032

Innovation - Economics

EPFL and the Valais Cantonal Government signed a third amendment to their agreement today in Sion, officially launching the third phase of EPFL's expansion into the region.

Innovation grows at Western Research Parks

Economics - Innovation

If you've had a stent put in during heart surgery, there's a good chance it was tested by PolyAnalytik , a company headquartered at Western Research Parks.

MLB bans player for life for gambling: U-M expert weighs in

EXPERT Q&A Earlier this week Major League Baseball banned San Diego Padre Tucupita Marcano for life for betting on his own team-the first time a player has been banned for life since Pete Rose in 1989.

Economics - Jun 12

Are data breaches the new normal? Should we just assume our data isn’t safe?


It may seem like headlines about data breaches are becoming a more frequent occurrence. Here's how to protect yourself online.

Economics - Jun 10

U-M experts explore ramifications of housing crisis on economy, emotional well-being and more

EXPERT ANALYSIS The need for affordable and accessible housing is an issue that transcends political affiliation-even as it rises in significance to voters-and matters as much to our emotional and mental health as our financial well-being.

Resilience Engineering in production: build in some slack

Economics - Health

Creating the leanest systems and procedures for an optimized production is at the heart of the traditional view of industry and production. But do lean systems stand their ground in the wake of disruptive events, like pandemics and geopolitical conflicts?

Sexual harassment rife in retail work

Career - Economics

The peak bodies representing retailers and workers are calling on the industry to address the scourge of sexual harassment, in light of new research.

Economics - Jun 7

Tepper School Study Offers a Better Way to Make AI Fairer for Everyone

In a new paper , researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Stevens Institute of Technology show a new way of thinking about the fair impacts of AI decisions.

Making a strategic decision? Let visuals help you

Study: External representations in strategic decision-making: Understanding strategy's reliance on visuals. Management consultants and professors seem to be obsessed with visuals.

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