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PIMCO and University of Chicago’s Center for Decision Research announce partnership to guide wiser decision-making

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People can handle the truth (more than you think)

Most people value the moral principle of honesty. At the same time, they frequently avoid being honest with people in their everyday lives. Who hasn’t told a fib or half-truth to get through an awkward social situation or to keep the peace?

New research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business explores the consequences of honesty in everyday life and determines that people can often afford to be more honest than they think.

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Keep them guessing, keep them gaming

New study finds uncertain rewards motivate consumers to make repeat purchases

Marketers everywhere are looking for what will entice consumers to make a purchase—not just once but repeatedly—and new research points to a rather surprising result.

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Here’s one reason why U.S. healthcare costs so much

There is substantial waste in U.S. healthcare, but little consensus on how to identify or combat it.

New research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business identifies one specific source of waste: long-term care hospitals.

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