Wisconsin School of Business faculty members achieve global recognition for their groundbreaking research. Read about their findings, which provide answers to important questions and deliver key business insights.

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When Home Buyers Bid, Sellers Benefit

June 12, 2019

Research from WSB's Alina Arefeva explores how engaging in bidding wars during the home buying process can increase competition and bolster a home's selling price.

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Video: Dan Lynch a Featured Expert on Tax Policy Center Panel

June 7, 2019

WSB's Dan Lynch weighed in on the effects of 2017's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act during a conference sponsored by the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and the University of North Carolina Tax Center.

When Or Is More: The Mental Blind Spot That Aggravates Our FOMO

June 6, 2019

Do you ever feel like your life is a little less shiny after checking your Facebook feed? WSB's Liad Weiss explains how the "Fear of Missing Out" (FOMO) increases when we overestimate the cost of the choices we make.

Psychological Ownership: It Comes With the Territory

May 29, 2019

What happens when we don’t technically own something but feel like we do? WSB’s Joann Peck examines how that feeling of ownership can have a darker side, and what that implies for retailers and consumers alike.

WSB Faculty Debate Retail's New Reality

May 13, 2019

Are we witnessing a retail apocalypse or a retail rebirth? Washington Post reporter and WSB's Business Writer in Residence Jonathan O'Connell facilitates as faculty share insights and expertise on where the retail industry is today and where it may be headed.

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Research That Works in the Workplace: 5 Tips to Boost Your Job Performance

May 8, 2019

WSB faculty research how we think and act on the job, making them an ideal source for tips on how to succeed in the workplace. The next time you’re at work, try putting their research to work for you.

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