Research in Action
Even if credit unions offered short-term loans at better interest rates and lending terms than payday lenders—and most don’t—current payday loan customers say they prefer the convenience of payday lenders, according to a new study by Associate Professor Victor Stango.
Women may have become a force in other professions, but they remain a conspicuous minority in the board rooms and executive suites of California’s 400 largest public companies.
Men still hold roughly nine of every 10 highest-paid management and board positions, a ratio that continues to remain largely unchanged in the six years the Graduate School of Management has conducted the “UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders.”
With two-thirds of the global search market, Google logs an estimated 34,000 searches per second. That’s two million searches per minute, 121 million per hour, three billion per day, 88 billion per month and roughly one trillion a year, according to the latest ComScore data.
Tapping into this massive treasure trove of real-time data to literally take the pulse of the Web, and gain insight into human behavior and reactions, is surprisingly easy—and free.