Warrington in the News Articles: page 45

It’s no secret that Warrington faculty are internationally renowned for their innovative research. The media looks to our scholars for insights and impactful news. See below where our faculty are featured in the news.

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Public Utility Research Center Director Mark Jamison explores companies sharing data.

How should Facebook and other companies protect privacy while letting people share their information between apps and services?

Facebook
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Director of Energy Studies Ted Kury explains why securing the U.S. energy grid is paramount, but that’s easier said than done.

Russians hacked into America’s electric grid. Here’s why securing it is hard.

The Conversation
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Assistant Professor of Marketing Yang Yang’s research shows how the urgency effect impacts the tasks you tackle.

Why Your Brain Tricks You Into Doing Less Important Tasks

The New York Times
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Yang Yang’s research shows that people typically chose to complete tasks that had very short deadlines attached to them, even in situations in which tasks with less pressing deadlines were just as easy and promised a bigger reward.

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Harvard Business Review
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New research from Assistant Professor of Marketing Yang Yang suggests that people tend to choose impractical and ineffective approaches.

How misperceptions of deadlines, urgency influence time management and performance

Johns Hopkins University
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Yang Yang’s research explains why people gain more happiness when they satisfy their inherent rather than learned preferences—needs rather than wants.

How to be happy without earning more

Chicago Booth Review
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Yang Yang’s research about why people prioritize unimportant tasks is featured in this story from the Washington Post.

How deadlines thwart our ability to do important work (and what we can do about it)

The Washington Post
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Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter explains why companies with losses up to their IPOs are still able to stay in the game.

The Entire Economy Is MoviePass Now. Enjoy It While You Can.

The New York Times
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Public Utility Research Center Director Dr. Mark Jamison explains how the emergence of cryptocurrencies has once again pushed technology ahead of current regulatory systems.

America should build on the Swiss model to regulate cryptocurrency

The Hill
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Is firing someone for rudeness extreme? W.A. McGriff III Professor of Management Dr. Amir Erez investigates.

Fired French waiter isn’t the only rude person around. Can meanness kill?

Chicago Tribune