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Economic Outlook 2019: 11 takeaways from Chicago Booth scholars

Economists discuss slowing growth, trade wars and why so many people are angry

Even as the stock market plunges, interest rates rise and a trade war with China looms, the economy won’t be “going off a cliff” this year—but growth may slow to a crawl.

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Chicago Booth’s Marianne Bertrand wins new Swedish prize in economics and management

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Chicago Booth’s Koijen named winner of 2019 Fischer Black Prize honoring top finance scholar under 40

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Why people make up their minds sooner than they realize

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The joy of giving lasts longer than the joy of getting

The happiness we feel after a particular event or activity diminishes each time we experience that event, a phenomenon known as hedonic adaptation. But giving to others may be the exception to this rule, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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