Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Behavioral Norms

[Dr. Marina Gorsuch, Professor of St. Catherine University, recently wrote an article in the ILR Review entitled “Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Behavioral Norms in the Labor Market.” We are pleased to feature it and it will be free to read for a limited time. Below, Dr. Gorsuch discusses how she became inspired to conduct this type of research … Continue reading Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Behavioral Norms

Book Review: Beeronomics: How beer explains the world

Interested in how the economics of alcohol, specifically beer, can explain the world? Read the latest book review from the American Economist by Dr. W. Ken Farr titled:  Book Review: Beeronomics: How beer explains the world, by Swinnen, J. & Briski, D. For more updates check out the journal website and sign up for notifications!

An Update on Tourism Economics

SAGE Publishing is very pleased to welcome Albert Assaf from the University of Massachusetts, and Raffaele Scuderi (Kore University of Enna) who have joined as the new Editors of Tourism Economics, taking over from Stephen Wanhill who remains as Editor Emeritus and an active member of the editorial board. Tourism Economics covers the business aspects … Continue reading An Update on Tourism Economics

Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration

[We’re pleased to welcome author John W. Budd of the University of Minnesota. Budd recently published an article in the ILR Review entitled “Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Budd reflects on the inspiration for conducting this research:] Think of a dispute you’ve … Continue reading Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration

Call for Papers: The American Economist

Do you have a manuscript surrounding economic thought? Submit to The American Economist today! AEX is currently seeking manuscript submissions; click here to view the full submission guidelines. All manuscripts must be submitted through this portal: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/aex  Did you know? Over 25 articles from Economic Nobel Laureates have been published in The American Economist. Click here to … Continue reading Call for Papers: The American Economist

How Do New Theorizing and Shifts in Learning Emerge?

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Birgit Helene Jevnaker and Atle A. Raa of the Norwegian Business School, Oslo. They recently published an article in Management Learning entitled, “Circles of intellectual discovery in Cambridge and management learning: A discourse analysis of Joan Robinson’s The Economics of Imperfect Competition,”  Below, Jevnaker and Raa describe the inspiration for the … Continue reading How Do New Theorizing and Shifts in Learning Emerge?

The Tragedy of Modern Economic Growth

H. Thomas Johnson, a long standing accounting historian, reflects on how current business practices, which predominantly utilise accounting as their language, are hastening the planet’s decline. His latest article, "The tragedy of modern economic growth: A call to business to radically change its purpose and practices," is recently published in Accounting History, and is currently free … Continue reading The Tragedy of Modern Economic Growth

Ready, Set, Scholarship! How Athletes Weigh Their College Decisions

It's no secret that high-performing high school athletes are offered college scholarships as a recruiting tactic, from sports varying from football, to swimming, to volleyball. With most every college student applying for and in need of financial aid, sometimes the scholarship stipend could secure a student's acceptance, even if the school isn't his or her … Continue reading Ready, Set, Scholarship! How Athletes Weigh Their College Decisions

Who’s Afraid Of Responsibility? The Aftermath Of The Financial Bank Crisis

[We’re pleased to welcome Rolf Brühl, Chair of Management Control at ECSP Europe School of Business. Brühl co-authored an article with Max Kury in the International Journal of Business Communication entitled "Rhetorical Tactics to Influence Responsibility Judgments: Account Giving in Banks Presidents' Letters During the Financial Market Crisis." Notes from Brühl:] Reading the following quote from a … Continue reading Who’s Afraid Of Responsibility? The Aftermath Of The Financial Bank Crisis

Is it a ‘home run’ for vertical integration? Organizational Form in Professional Baseball

At first glance, the organizational form of major league and minor league baseball teams may appear straightforward--minor league teams provide training and experience for players, which provides major league teams with a strong recruitment pool. However, a recent paper published in the Journal of Sports Economics by F. Andrew Hanssen, James W. Meehan Jr., and Thomas … Continue reading Is it a ‘home run’ for vertical integration? Organizational Form in Professional Baseball