BU Questrom’s Rena Conti is one of nine leading experts to join the Council for Informed Drug Spending Analysis, a new nonpartisan research and advocacy organization “to serve as a resource for policymakers, news media and the public seeking objective information and analysis of policies aimed at lowering prescription drug prices and managing drug spending.”
In a new op-ed published by CNN Business, BU Questrom’s Jay Zagorsky warns that despite a COVID-19 induced coin shortage, a cashless economy would have unintended consequences.
While fireworks are popular as we inch towards the Fourth of July, this year, the explosions have already been heard almost nightly for weeks in cities from Albuquerque to Providence. In fact, New York City had a 4000% increase in firework complaints in the first two weeks of June compared with just last year. Economist […]
Professor of the Practice in the markets, public policy, and law department and director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy Peter Fox-Penner has just released a new book titled Power after Carbon: Building a Clean, Resilient Grid. The book, published by Harvard University Press, offers a roadmap to the electric power industry’s future as it […]
Questrom’s Catherine Fazio presents new research that shows new business formation is beginning to decline in a dramatic and worrisome fashion due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New research from BU Questrom’s Rena Conti, Associate Professor and Associate Research Director at BU’s Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy, delves into the Affordable Care Act’s effect on prescription drugs and what might come next.
Smokers’ cravings for cigarettes are strong on their own, but work by Questrom and Harvard researchers suggests one emotion can trigger an even more acute desire to light up. A handful of new studies published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences indicates that sadness is linked to more intense cravings for an […]
Who should be happy about the recent interest rate hike and why?