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Economist Robert Shiller's Nobel Prize a Big Win

Harlan Green | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

Although much of what Yale economist Robert Shiller writes is about the importance of financial markets, he won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for studying how financial markets misbehave. He is a pioneer in the new field of Behavioral Economics.

Living the Bitcoin Life

Beverly Macy | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business
Beverly Macy

Bitcoin has taken a huge hit in recent days but it is still a billion-dollar currency on a wild up-and-down ride and Silicon Valley, financial institutions, commodity traders and others are paying attention.

The Economist Joins the Tech Bubble Herd

Robert Teitelman | Posted 07.18.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

The closest thing to a bubble in tech these days may be the rush to declare it a bubble in the media. Even if it turns out to be the case, it would be more luck than prescience.

The Importance of Care in Business

Birute Regine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Birute Regine

I once gave a talk about the important role care plays in the workplace. Once I used that word, "care," I had lost my audience. Who needs to care when you are king of the mountain?