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Health lobbyists swarming for COVID-19 funding, study finds

August 12, 2020
To date, Congress has authorized roughly $3 trillion in COVID-19 relief assistance— the largest relief package in history. With more COVID relief money on the way, a new study led by two Brigham Young University business professors finds these newly available funds led to a significant surge in health sector lobbying activity, especially within the pharmaceutical industry.


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Accounting students land BYU another No. 1 ranking

December 23, 2019
School of Accountancy students are the top large program in the country for first-time pass rates of the Certified Public Accountant Exam.
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Viewing pornography at work increases unethical behavior on the job

June 23, 2019
New research discovers employees who view pornography aren’t just costing companies millions of dollars in wasted time, they’re causing harm to the company.
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Show me the gift cards! Reward types impact effectiveness of wellness programs

March 19, 2019
Employee wellness programs are popular among businesses seeking to increase productivity and cut health care costs. However, many firms have struggled to reap those benefits due to low employee motivation. New research from BYU accounting professors finds evidence that the problem may lie in how the employees are choosing to reward themselves.
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On its own, Trump admin's price disclosure policy unlikely to help curb drug prices

January 21, 2019
The Trump administration’s proposal to require pharmaceutical companies to publish drug prices in TV ads is unlikely to help control drug prices, according to a co-authored BYU study published Jan. 22 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
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All is fair in love and war: Politicians divide parties with violent speech

October 23, 2017
Scroll through Twitter or watch an NFL game and you’ll quickly remember we live in a time of unprecedented political polarization. According to BYU researchers, politicians’ penchant for violent language isn’t helping.

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