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American Dream Revised: New Study Says Homeowners Shouldn’t Count on Property Appreciation Creating Wealth

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The American Dream of homeownership as the path to creating wealth may be due for a revision. A new study finds that the property appreciation most homeowners expect when buying a home may be relatively meaningless in terms of building wealth.

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Grooming College Students for Booming Hotel Industry

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Rebecca Tate, lecturer, Hospitality and Tourism Department, is now leading a new practicum at Buffalo State. Beginning this fall, 10 upperclassmen admitted to the course are learning the four elements of the hotel business: marketing; conferences and events; food and beverage; and rooms division; through both classroom training and hands-on experiences at a brand-new hotel located next to the campus. She can speak to the trends in the hotel industry and why it is growing.

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In Discussing 5G Technology, Regulators Eye Privacy Concerns

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Will Gop Tax Plans Benefit the Wealthy Over Middle Class? Professors Weigh in

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Smith School of Business Expert Available to Comment on Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report 2017.

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Investment Portfolio Theory Helps Scientists Predict Animal Population Growth

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A study published in PNAS details a new “landscape portfolio” theory that is based on Markowitz’s “portfolio theory” in economics, melded with ecological landscape theory to predict population growth of living things.

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How Much Will We Pay for Something? Depends on the Value of What We’ve Just Encountered

The value of the products we encounter influences how much we’ll subsequently pay for other items, new neuroscience research has found. The results point to a previously undetected factor that affects consumer behavior.

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Improved Vaccination Coverage Could Yield Major Health and Economic Impacts This Flu Season, Says Virginia Tech Expert

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Paradoxes in Microbial Economies

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In a new paper in Nature Communications, three Santa Fe Institute researchers describe a trio of paradoxical dynamics that can arise in simple microbial economies. The work could be important for approaching engineered microbial communities and better understanding microbiomes.

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Aparna Gupta, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, , Lally School of Management , U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, quantitative finance, Risk Management, Data Analytics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Faculty Member Joins U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as Visiting Researcher

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Associate Professor of Quantitative Finance and Risk Management Aparna Gupta has been invited to join the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a visiting researcher.







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