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R.I. Current Economic Indicator: Q1 '12

A briefing released by Bryant's Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and RIPEC indicates that the state economy is stagnating. "Growth is predominantly the result of external factors, which are also showing signs of slowing," said RIPEC's executive director.

05.10.12

R.I. economy lagging

An economic report prepared by Asst. Prof. Edinaldo Tebaldi and URI collaborator Prof. Edward Mazze indicates that Rhode Island will not recover as quickly as its New England neighbors due, in part, to the absence of an educated and skilled work force.

05.29.12

Workplace stress goes global

A globalized economy requires a new approach to dealing with workplace stress, one that is more holistic and less influenced by Western culture. Faculty member James Segovis expands on the topic in this podcast.

06.04.12

Mutual fund prowess: luck or skill?

Mutual fund firms regularly imply that manager tenure and experience matter, but that may not be so, according to Jack Trift's research. More in this video.

06.11.12

Depression and Internet use

In this New York Times "Gray Matter" article, researchers cite the findings of two Bryant professors who demonstrated that frequent checking of e-mail may relate to high levels of anxiety, which correlates with depressive symptoms.

06.15.12

Guns in America

Gregg Carter, the Bryant editor of "Guns in American Society," brings his expertise to the discussion in the wake of a mass shooting that left 12 dead and 58 injured. Although "still a largely U.S. problem," he says instances of mass shootings are growing in other countries due, in part, to instant communication.

07.17.12

The Current Conditions Index: A New Prescription for Diagnosing the State's Economic Woes

Bryant's Current Economic Indicator contains two key components that distinguish it from other indices. Both reflect the impact on RI of economic activity in the US and the region.

06.22.11

Problem Solvers: Finding Supply Chain Management Solutions

Bryant faculty conducted one of the first research studies on RFID's return on investment. The study prompted several faculty-student collaborations in global supply chain management, operations management, and RFID; yielded a published paper; and a new supply chain strategy for a fledgeling company.

07.06.11

A Zero-Risk Market: Do The Numbers Add Up?

Professor of Mathematics Robert Muksian develops models to help small investors decide their financial futures.

08.11.11

What we can learn from M*A*S*H (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital)

Marketing Professor Michael Gravier spent 12 years as an Air Force logistics specialist coordinating military health care in areas of civil war. He believes that some of the U.S. military’s best practices in the delivery of health care could guide policy decisions and help implement a more cost-effective and efficient civilian system.

10.13.11