Markets, Public Policy & Law

New Paper from Shulamit Kahn Finds Gender Discrimination Irrelevant in Math-Intensive Fields

The image of a male-dominated academy persists, but references to gender discrimination are no longer a valid cause of women's underrepresentation in math-intensive fields. More

Are Today’s Students “Ethically Broken?” Academy of Management Review Consults BU’s Kabrina Chang

Are today's students "ethically broken" when they enter business schools? Through the use of "normal" business school language, modeling, and metrics, in the classroom, does management faculty perpetuate 'broken' student perspectives and behaviors? More

Professor Alan Cohen Joins Federal Advisory Panel on Improving Healthcare Systems

Cohen has been appointed to the federal Advisory Panel on Improving Healthcare Systems by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), created by the Affordable Care Act of 2010. More

Washington Post’s Wonkblog Spotlights Keith Ericson on Obamacare, Enrollment, and Labels

New research authored by Boston University's Keith Marzilli Ericson and University of Pennsylvania's Judd Kessler looks at the difference between describing the health law's penalty for not carrying insurance as a "mandate" or a "tax." More

Jim Post Co-authors New Book, “Corporate Responsibility: The American Experience”

Although today constructive corporate citizenship is a hallmark of many leading companies, no single-volume history exists of the concept and practice of corporate responsibility. In his new book, Boston University School of Management's James E. Post, the John F. Smith Professor in Management, aims to fill this gap. More