Christie's employee Matt Paton poses for photographs in front of Mark Rothko's "Untitled #17" at the auction house's premises in London, Friday, April 15, 2011. The painting is is estimated to fetch between 11 to 14 million pounds ($18 to 22 million, 12.5 to 16 million euro) when it comes up for auction in New York in May. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Preventing Art Fraud In Today’s Art Market

As the art market has increasingly grown, art fraud has flourished. What can be done to combat it?
1776 Lottery ticket issued by Continental Congress to finance American Revolutionary War.

Jackpot: For Colonial Slaves, Playing the Lottery Was a Chance at Freedom

Complaints that the lottery is a regressive tax on the poor have been around since the beginning of the lottery in America.

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Some surprising lessons on how car companies' responses to product recalls affect consumer and investor perceptions. 
Juliet Schor

The Road to Utopia: A Conversation with Juliet Schor

JSTOR Daily's Livia Gershon interviews bestselling author and Boston College sociologist Juliet Schor about work and consumption.
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Women at Work

From finance to law and the sciences, women at work find themselves changing their personalities and habits to fit in.
St. Louis Rams

Is St. Louis Better Off Without the Rams?

As the St. Louis Rams move to LA, we weigh the economic and intangible benefits of a city adopting a professional sports franchise.
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When It Comes to the Oscars, the Nomination Is as Good as a Win

Research suggests that an Oscar nomination helps boost sales revenue in the weeks following the announcements. 
"The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor", lithograph depicting the 1773 Boston Tea Party

Taxation Without Money

If we'd listened to Ben Franklin back in 1766, would we be listening to Ted Cruz in 2016?
A women riding an exercise bikes at the gym.

Do Incentives Modify Behavior?

How financial incentives help--and don't help--people stick to their resolutions.
A Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods and the Problem With Enlightened Consumption

Whole Foods may promise ethical products, but its offerings often contradict expectations.