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Jaren Pope

BYU economics professor Jaren Pope found that when interest rates dropped, 20 percent of American homeowners who could have benefited from refinancing didn’t, leaving a total of $5.4 billion on the table.

Arden Pope

BYU professor Arden Pope has studied the environmental economics of air pollution for decades, showing that air pollution causes cardiovascular problems. Now he's showing how it does so.

While going to an elite, selective university may mean higher potential earnings for some majors, BYU researchers found that for the majority, there is little difference.

New research finds a strong tendency among coaches to overreact to close losses - and those hasty adjustments backfire in the long run. 

New research from Brigham Young University shows that first-born children get about 3,000 more hours of quality time with their parents between ages 4 and 13 than the next sibling gets when they pass through the same age range.