The Walkman Turns 35

The Walkman turned 35 years old in 2014

The Demographics of U.S. Holiday Gift-giving

In a 1991 paper for the Journal of Consumer Research studied the effects of income, family size, and other demographic differences on gift-giving patterns.

When Unions Fought for the Environment

In a 1998 paper in Environmental History, Scott Dewey argues that unions were a key force for the emerging cause of environmentalism in the 1950s and '60s.

Reputation Management Lessons from Brand Scandals

What does it take for a brand to regain its customers' trust after something goes badly wrong?

Can Part-Time Jobs Be Good Jobs?

Brandeis University researcher Hilda Kahne argued for a more thoughtful approach to part-time jobs in a 1994 issue of Social Service Review

Is Taking Vacation Bad for Your Career?

Is taking time off for vacation bad for career advancement?

Who Wins When Gambling is Legal?

Is expanding the role of legal gambling in the U.S. wise?

Before Amazon, there was FedEx

How FedEx's data-driven approach paved the way for Amazon.

Ready for the 11-Hour Work Day?

Will the 11-hour work day become a reality?

Nineteenth-Century Rappers, Corn Laws, and the Rise of Free Trade

The strange intersection of corn laws, rap, poetry, and free trade.