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W. P. Carey dean named Most Admired Leader in Valley

Amy Hillman, dean and Charles J. Robel Dean’s Chair, was named a Most Admired Leader by the Phoenix Business Journal. She was honored earlier this week at a virtual ceremony .

ASU forecast: Arizona, U.S. could be back near economic normal in 2021

Economists predict local and nationwide economies could get back to business as usual in the new year if a vaccine stops the spread of COVID-19 and Congress supports a stimulus plan to keep the rebound going.

Can consumers form emotional bonds with objects? ASU professor says yes

During the pandemic, many people want to be with loved ones — and can’t. Professor of Marketing Naomi Mandel says consumers who feel socially isolated often buy nostalgic items, which is an example of what she calls ‘compensatory consumption,’ in her new research.

How changes in defense spending impact Arizona's economy

KJZZ's The Show talked with Professor of Economics Dennis Hoffman about how the incoming Biden administration will look at defense spending once it takes office in the new year.

How to avoid being the Grinch who stole Thanksgiving

Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing Robert Cialdini shares his view on holiday gatherings during COVID-19 along with other experts.