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The Kryptonite of Smart Decisions? Overconfidence

A common human bias towards overconfidence on easy tasks may help explain why entrepreneurs make bad decisions when opening new businesses. ... More>


Diversity at work: Report examines why it matters and how to achieve it


Employees Changed Their Drinking Habits After the Recession

New research suggests that economic stress brought on by the Great Recession shifted drinking behavior: Employees drank less often on the job, but more often after work. ... More>


23rd Annual RAND Summer Institute

23rd Annual RAND Summer Institute, July 11-14, 2016, Santa Monica, CA. Two conferences addressing critical issues facing our aging population: Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists; Workshop on the Demography, Economics, […]... More>


A bad economy means more reasons to watch our mental health at work