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Student Perspective: MBA@Syracuse Residency in Dublin

For one MBA@Syracuse student in the online Master of Business Administration program, the residency in Dublin, Ireland was both “unique” and “powerful,” providing valuable moments to learn about emerging technology and meet classmates and faculty in person.

Potential Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Sales Poses Opportunity in NY

As New York investigates legalizing recreational marijuana, the state is missing out on millions of dollars of potential tax benefits, as well as the social and medical ones. Stringent regulation, limited patient access and the requirement to handle all parts of the value chain in-house are ongoing deterrents for dispensaries — and their prospective investors.  

From Dorm Room to Living Room: Millennial Debt and Homeownership

A new generation is hoping to achieve the American dream: their own home. But how will millennials pay off their student loans while taking on new homeownership debt?

Price Elasticity on Broadway

For the past decade, ticket prices of each year’s “Best Musical” Tony winner have spiked 17 percent on average following the awards. Broadway has never seen a show as successful as “Hamilton,” and the musical’s “Tony bump” highlights the price elasticity of demand for Broadway’s very best shows.

The Psychology of Private Label Grocery Brands

Store brands are no longer merely a cheap, no-frills option for consumers trying to stretch a dollar. Retailers are increasingly using private-label brands to capture every segment of the market and pressure the national brands into better prices.

Insurance Industry Braces for Driverless Cars

As automakers increase production of self-driving cars in the next few years, the auto insurance industry will undergo a significant shift. Experts say insurance companies need to prepare for this change or risk losing millions or billions in insurance premium revenue as self-driving vehicles cause drastic drops in crashes and premiums.