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  • Are startup failure rates as bad as they used to be?

    Scott Shane, PhD, A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and professor of economics, says the chances of your business surviving past the five-year mark are somewhat better than they used to be.
  • Finding the sweet spot for competitive behavior

    An experimental behavioral economist, Roman Sheremeta, PhD, assistant professor of economics, researches how to better explain people's actions in competitive settings—whether the casino, the workplace or even the home. And what he's learned has implications for anyone who hires, fires or wants to climb the career ladder.

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