A new study investigated the impact of Airbnb's algorithm on racial disparities among Airbnb hosts. Adopting the tool narrowed the revenue gap between White and Black hosts considerably, but because far fewer Black hosts used the algorithm, the revenue gap between White and Black hosts actually increased after the tool's introduction.
Paid video streaming services on your television, smart phone or other devices are increasingly replacing traditional video entertainment platforms of cable, satellite and broadcast TV. The growth of these services, known in the industry as over-the-top (OTT) media services, may be accompanied by a rise in pirated content, particularly where access to those services may be restricted, a group of researchers has found.
Bank credit officers are more likely to approve loan applications earlier and later in the day, while 'decision fatigue' around midday is associated with defaulting to the safer option of saying no.
To make a greater impact, scholars need to overcome the curse of knowledge so they can package their ideas with concrete, technical, and active writing.
Business schools need to revise their faculty research incentives to ensure their faculty produce research that lives up to society's expectations and improves managers and firms' decision making.
After reading a 2019 Washington Post op-ed calling for a mandatory retirement age for professors, Dr. Bill Savage, Senior Researcher at the Academic Analytics Research Center (AARC), wanted to explore whether it is the case that senior scholars produce fewer research publications than their younger colleagues. In collaboration with AARC Director Dr. Anthony J. Olejniczak, they conducted a study documenting publication patterns across multiple formats in different age groups.
"Job connectivity" (the possibility of finding a similar job) is a key factor for the recovery of local economies in the face of crises, according to a study published recently in Nature Communications by researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Max Planck Society and the University of Pittsburgh.
Are you suffering from corona fatigue and looking forward to coming back, or do you thrive on remote work? According to new research from DTU, six factors play an important role in the well-being and efficiency of European knowledge workers.
In new research published in the journal Nature, a multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Virginia explain the human tendency to make change through addition.
Starting your day by thinking about what kind of leader you want to be can make you more effective at work, a new study finds.