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State lotteries did not motivate people to get the Covid-19 vaccine, study finds


New research co-authored by Economics Professor Dhaval Dave reveals the impact of state lotteries, one of the tactics used to motivate people to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Facebook Uses Deceptive Math to Hide Its Hate Speech Problem

Wired |

Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences Noah Giansiracusa writes an op-ed highlighting that Facebook’s algorithm for removing harmful content is not as effective as the company claims.

CFO pay is up in Massachusetts. Thank the stock market.

Boston Business Journal |

Management Professor Cynthia Clark explains why more companies are linking compensation to performance and retention.

How internet pioneer Vint Cerf illuminated Google’s misinformation mess

Fast Company |

An excerpt from Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences Noah Giansiracusa’s new book is featured and highlight’s why Google’s algorithms can’t always tell good information from bad.

How small businesses are adapting to the new economy

Boston Business Journal |

Economics Professor Dave Gulley offers perspective on the future of consumer spending in the Boston area.

‘A watershed moment’: With public debuts of Toast and Ginkgo, Boston is remaking its startup scene

Boston Globe |

Management Professor Linda Edelman offers perspective on why it’s a great time for startsups to be raising money.

Waltham Library: 'A Year of Black History' series begins

Waltham News Tribune |

President Chrite is part of the Waltham Public Library’s upcoming speaker series celebrating ‘A Year of Black History’. This story features a Q & A previewing his talk on ‘The Important Role & History of HBCUs’.

Commentary: New York must rewrite flawed revenge porn law

Times Union |

Management Lecturer Jonathan Sales co-authors an op-ed asserting that victims of so-called “revenge porn” must be better protected by updating the current laws in New York and other states.

Here are the BBJ's 2021 Corporate Citizenship Award winners, ranked

Boston Business Journal |

Management Professor Jill Brown outlines the reasons why corporate giving continues to increase.

AG: Massachusetts drivers overpaid for insurance in 2020

Stoneham Independent |

Executive Director of the Hoffman Center for Business Ethics, Jeff Moriarty, offers his perspective on efforts to have car insurance companies pay back consumers who overpaid during the pandemic.