The secret history of numbers: How math shapes our lives in amazing, unpredictable ways
June 22, 2014
Manoj Thomas, a psychologist at Cornell University, argues that our sense of unease with large, non-round numbers causes us to see these numbers as smaller than they are.
Brazil can’t lose World Cup, even if it doesn’t win
June 10, 2014
“This should be Brazil’s moment of glory,” says Lourdes Casanova, a senior lecturer of management at Cornell University’s Johnson School and co-author of the recently published The Political Economy of an Emerging Global Power: In Search of the Brazil Dream.
The Rise and Fall of BoP Ventures : An interview with Cornell's Erik Simanis who sees a silver lining on the horizon
June 06, 2014
Johnson's Erik Simanis discusses BoP ventures.
Don't Blame High-Frequency Traders For The Mistakes Of Dumb Traders
June 05, 2014
“For the little guy, high frequency has been unambiguously good,” said the author of the piece, Maureen O’Hara, a professor at Cornell’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management and non-executive chairman of ITG, an independent broker and electronic trading firm.
Cashless society? Not so fast
June 04, 2014
There may be some unintended benefits of paying in cash. Manoj Thomas, associate professor of marketing at Cornell University, said his research has shown that when people buy groceries with debit or credit cards, they are more likely to buy unhealthy items than when they pay with cash.
The Middle East's tech hotspots to watch: Where are the region's IT leaders?
June 02, 2014
"The MENA region has been one of the most active in the world in terms of investing in ICT," Soumitra Dutta, dean of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and one of the editors of the report, told ZDNet.
Ending poverty and growing markets: brass tacks for business - live chat
June 02, 2014
"Things are working very differently than expected," said Mark Milstein, director of the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise at Cornell University, after a Guardian panel at the Social Innovation Summit in New York last week: "There's a difference between the aspiration of the initial ideas and … empirical proof that something works as theorized."