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New research published by Bart and his collaborators, Paul Parker (University of Kansas) and Paulo Albuquerque (INSEAD), shows that how and when people choose to play the lottery can produce radically different results––and that those play patterns are different for low- and high-income people.

Additional sanctions and a price cap on seaborne Russian crude oil demonstrate the EU and G-7's noteworthy determination to find an end to the war in Ukraine, a Northeastern expert says, and a complete embargo on Russian oil might follow.

Facebook parent company Meta's value has been tanking due to its investment in the virtual Metaverse. Experts at Northeastern say it's failing to take flight because it is outdated, misguided and out of touch with the rest of Big Tech.

A new book by Northeastern professor of International Business and Strategy Ravi Sarathy, “Enterprise Strategy for Blockchain: Lessons in Disruption from Fintech, Supply Chains, and Consumer Industries,” explores the whys behind this reticence and offers solutions to the problems blockchain still presents.

Childcare is not a family issue, it is a business issue. It affects how we work, when we work and for many, why we work. Moving forward, employer-provided child care could also influence where we work. It is up to businesses to think creatively about ways to build the childcare infrastructure we need to help working parents keep working for their families, and the economy as a whole.

The baby formula shortage has left families scrambling to feed their children. Northeastern faculty explain why breastfeeding—or buying breast milk—isn't necessarily an easy solution. Photo by Paul Hennessy/Getty Images