The New York Times
Jiminy Cricket! Bugs Could Be Next Food Craze – 08/02/14
Article reports on a company that makes cookies using flour made from crickets. Quotes Professor Kelly Goldsmith, who said, “If you get just regular diners who are not foodies and not gluten-free to try these cookies, and they don’t taste great, there will not be a repeat purchase.”
Today’s Chicago Woman
Summer Reads – 08/01/14
Suggested reading list includes Professor Lloyd Shefsky’s book, Invent, Reinvent, Thrive: The Keys to Success for Any Start-Up, Entrepreneur, or Family Business.
Scholars Crowd Up To Study Wisdom of Crowds – 07/31/14
Article mentions Professor Shane Greenstein’s research that found many articles posted on Wikipedia favor the Democratic side of the political spectrum, self-correcting to neutral bias only after hundreds if not thousands of revisions over long periods of time.
Radio interview with Professor Lloyd Shefsky about his new book, Invent, Reinvent, Thrive: The Keys to Success for Any Start-Up, Entrepreneur, or Family Business.
Springtime for lenders – 07/25/14
Article reports on a study of corporate loans by Professor Mitchell Petersen that found that the excess interest rate that firms paid varied depending on when the debt was issued, with borrowing costs peaking in February and August.