Articles from May 2023

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Co-working spaces offer flexibility as workers seek ‘new normal’

Sunday, May 28, 2023
Just 6 percent of 8,000 employees surveyed by Gallup last summer said they wanted to return to the office full-time, and their bosses seem to have gotten the message.
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Economist: Iowans to see personal impact if U.S. defaults on debt

With a potential federal debt default less than a week away, Iowans will feel the pain if the U.S. reaches the point of failing to pay its bills, University of Iowa Economics Professor Anne Villamil said.
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UI study: Legal pot brings lower car insurance rates

Friday, May 26, 2023
Cameron Ellis' study finds automobile insurance premiums dropped in states after they legalized medical marijuana, suggesting that driving while high may not be quite as dangerous as driving drunk.
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Company earnings guidance is wrong about 70% of the time

The pandemic may have upended businesses, but surprisingly it did little to dent managers’ misplaced confidence in their earnings forecasts, new research shows.
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Pushing the insurance industry forward

Monday, May 22, 2023
The Tippie College of Business has partnered with the Des Moines-based Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA) to develop innovative new insurance technology businesses, the latest step in its ongoing support of the state’s insurance industry.
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Younger bosses get less tolerance from employees in UI study

Monday, May 22, 2023
Tippie study finds people who have a blundering boss will give them a pass if that boss is older, but they’ll judge more harshly if the boss is younger.
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Finding the best health insurance

Friday, May 19, 2023
Should you get the PPO, HMO, or health savings plan? How do you vet insurance companies? Insurance expert and Tippie Assistant Professor Meghan Esson weighs in.
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Most affordable health insurance in Iowa

Friday, May 19, 2023
Tippie's Meghan Esson offers expert advice on choosing a health insurance plan in the state of Iowa.
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UI professor studies loneliness in the post-pandemic workplace

Friday, May 19, 2023
Tippie's Beth Livingston is studying the importance of our work relationships and how to improve them, especially post-pandemic.
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Five lessons from an Ironman

Monday, May 15, 2023
On Bill Smith (BBA93)'s long Ironman training journey, he often thought about business ideas and opportunities, which led him to create: The Ironman lessons you can apply to running a business.