The United States is the richest country in the world, yet economists estimate that at least half of Americans won't retire with enough money saved to maintain their current lifestyle.
So, in order to develop interventions to reverse this trend, researchers must understand how people form spending habits, and when.
Award-winning actor, best-selling author and philanthropist Hill Harper will deliver the 32nd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium keynote memorial lecture.
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business' Kresge renovation and Jeff T. Blau Hall project has received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business has announced two new dual degree programs, in conjunction with the College of Pharmacy and the School of Dentistry, which will be offered this academic year.
Work stress can lead to a host of problems for employees and organizations. While our intuition and some studies suggest the value of relaxation techniques such as meditation or exercise, there's another alternative that could work even better.
Real estate developer and alumnus Stephen M. Ross has donated an additional $50 million to the University of Michigan, bringing his total lifetime giving to $378 million.
Consumers have taken a liking to products they can interact with such as Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and iRobot's pet-like Roomba vacuum.
New research suggests that simply telling a young man that an energy drink has been added to his alcoholic beverage can make him feel more intoxicated, daring and sexually self-confident.
In the late 1980s, William Davidson, owner of Guardian Industries, opened a glass manufacturing plant in communist Hungary, at the time considered one of the more progressive countries in the Soviet bloc.
Two University of Michigan faculty members — one who specializes in judgment and decision behavior, and another interested in the development of ulcers and gastric cancer — have been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
As retirement funds have shifted from defined benefit to defined contribution, Americans are required to directly manage their own retirement plans, for which good investment advice is essential.
Workers with well-honed soft skills — time and stress management, problem-solving, communication and good teamwork, for example — tend to work at better firms and fetch higher wages.
Employer surveys suggest that this set of skills is just as highly demanded as technical know-how.
The sixth annual Social Impact Challenge will take place in Flint and is presented as a partnership between the Stephen M. Ross School of Business' Center for Social Impact in Ann Arbor and UM-Flint's Office of University Outreach.
D. Scott DeRue will be the new Edward J. Frey Dean of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, effective July 1. His five-year appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.
It's been argued that how much we know about climate change is unrelated to how much we care about addressing it.
Does the city you live in have a lot of different banks but they all seem to have high fees and offer low interest rates for savings? Those banks might have more in common than you think.
Competition has long been seen as a fuel that powers innovation in many industries.
But the type of competition makes a huge difference on how much firms spend on research and development, said Yue Maggie Zhou, professor of strategy at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
The Detroit Police Athletic League and its partners have raised millions to convert the old Tiger Stadium into its headquarters and playing field space for local youths that the nonprofit group serves.
But how will it sustain funding in the years to come while including historical, community and youth development priorities?
Provost Martha Pollack has appointed an advisory committee to search for a new dean of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. The search process already has begun.
The Stephen M. Ross School of Business has received the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award in recognition of its efforts to ensure diversity and inclusion are infused in all of the school's activities.