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Lost wallet? More money may mean you’ll see it again

Nothing can ruin your day quite like losing your wallet. But it turns out having larger amounts of cash may increase your chances that it gets returned. The Eccles School's David Tannenbaum and his colleagues "lost" wallets all over the world, and found that they were often returned, especially if there was money in them. "One clear pattern that emerged was, remarkably, wallets with [...]

2021-10-11T17:30:23-06:00October 11th, 2021|

Management professor’s research shows honesty is the best policy worldwide

Honesty apparently is the best, or at least most common, policy. That's according to new research conducted by David Tannenbaum, assistant professor of management at the David Eccles School of Business, which was published in the journal Science. He and his three co-authors dropped more than 17,000 wallets filled with cash in 40 countries. "We went in thinking that people were going to be [...]

2019-06-21T09:48:55-06:00June 21st, 2019|