industry insights

Couple standing together smiling while looking at a laptop
Johnson BusinessFeed

Can combining finances lead to long-lasting love?

A new study shows that it pays to pool finances if you’re seeking a higher level of satisfaction, harmony, and commitment in serious relationships.

professional hand shaking
Johnson BusinessFeed

Sense of ‘professionalism’ linked to unethical behavior

Employees or managers who view themselves as more professional are more vulnerable to unethical behavior such as conflicts of interest, study.

The Hill newspaper logo
Nolan School BusinessFeed

Frontier, Spirit merger likely to draw DOJ scrutiny

Professor Christopher Anderson says a merger could result in lower prices for travelers due to the airlines’ similar business models.

Inc. magazine logo
Johnson BusinessFeed

A New Study Explains What It Takes to Stop Wasting So Much Time Online

Associate Professor Kaitlin Woolley studied 6,000 individuals to understand what keeps people mindlessly scrolling, and how to stop.

fortune logo
Johnson BusinessFeed

The most important meeting yet for global pandemic response—and drugmakers

We need this treaty, writes Johnson Professor Kaushik Basu and Binghamton University Professor Nicole Hassoun in their Fortune Magazine op-ed. It’s basic principle? If the WHO pays for a drug, it should own its intellectual property.

illustration of a tableware and menu
Nolan School BusinessFeed

How’s the Hospitality Industry Doing? A Hotelie Weighs In

The latest from Cornellians: Stephani Robson ’88, MS ’99, PhD ’10, shares her insights on topics from the restaurant labor crunch to the demise of daily room cleanings.

the wall street journal logo
Johnson BusinessFeed

What Happens to Service When You Raise the Minimum Wage?

A study co-authored by Professor Vrinda Kadiyali finds that higher pay is positive for at least one group—customers.

washington post logo
Nolan School BusinessFeed

The home-sharing start-ups coming for Airbnb’s throne

“Airbnb, having such a huge first-mover advantage and having so many hosts… they have a huge scale of benefits that are going to be hard to replicate,” Professor Chekitan Dev tells The Washington Post.

cnn logo
Johnson BusinessFeed

Bitcoin drops below $43,000 on El Salvador’s first day using it

Fintech expert Professor Will Cong comments on Bitcoin’s value drop, an event that happened on El Salvador’s first day of using the cryptocurrency as legal tender.