Man looking at stocks on a computer screen.

Celebrity-backed SPACs: Smart investments or star-studded flops?

May 21, 2024

ֱ researchers studied why investors buy into “blank check” companies that deliver few disclosures and often lackluster performance. One example of a SPAC is Donald Trump’s Truth Social, which went public in March.

Researcher in a lab

Venture Partners report highlights growing innovation pipeline, national recognition

April 25, 2024

The campus’s commercialization arm, Venture Partners at ֱ Boulder, supports a groundbreaking pipeline translating research into real-world impact, as highlighted in its 2023 annual report.

Pesos and dollars

US labor market can affect ‘people who are not even here’

April 25, 2024

A recently published paper co-authored by Brian Cadena finds deep connections between the U.S. and Mexican economies.

Signing a contract.

Goodbye to noncompete agreements? What the FTC ruling could mean for workers, businesses

April 25, 2024

The Federal Trade Commission decision means employees would have more freedom to job hop while companies may invest less in training, according to a ֱ researcher.

Leeds School of Business building with Flatirons in the background

Working with ֱ, for ֱ—and its future

April 17, 2024

To contribute to the state’s economic prosperity and thriving business community, the Business Research Division makes a deliberate effort to provide every sector with the tools they need to be successful.

Watching a movie.

So bad it’s good: Why consumers love the worst entertainment

April 17, 2024

New research explores the reasons we can’t resist terrible movies, TV shows and more.

representatives from Japan and ֱ come together at the Japan-ֱ Business Seminar,

Japan and ֱ: Economic partners

April 16, 2024

At the Japan-ֱ Business Seminar, presented by the Leeds School of Business in partnership with the Denver Consulate-General of Japan, experts discussed the strengthening economic ties between Japan and ֱ and how they are thriving.

Meeting in a workplace.

To succeed in the workplace, be humble

April 3, 2024

Emerging leaders who embrace humility can build a network of supporters, leading to a bump in status—and eventually a promotion, research shows.

Nick Romeo

ֱ Boulder alum challenging sacred economic beliefs

March 19, 2024

ֱ Boulder graduate Nick Romeo’s “The Alternative” uses real-world examples to push back on “unempirical dogmas” of modern economics.

Manufacturing equipment emitting billow of smoke.

US companies have to start talking about climate change under new SEC rule

March 7, 2024

The Securities and Exchange Commission approved new climate risk disclosure rules, requiring some of the country’s biggest companies to report emissions data and other climate-related risks. Asaf Bernstein, a former adviser to the SEC, gives his take.