Shopping online deals? You can do better

A recent North­eastern Uni­ver­sity study found that more than half of the 16 big retail and travel sites assessed showed dif­ferent price results for the same search, depending on who […]

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Price discrimination on the Net: Are you surprised?

Price dis­crim­i­na­tion appears to be alive and well on the Internet. A group of pro­fes­sors at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boston exam­ined 10 major e-​​​​retailers along with with six hotel/​​rental car […]

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The ‘monumental failure’ of today’s colleges: Survey

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity is bucking the trend. The Boston-​​​​based research uni­ver­sity, where tuition com­bined with room and board runs about $56,000 a year, has a spe­cial co-​​​​op pro­gram that pro­vides semester-​​​​long full-​​​​time […]

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Efforts to pass paid sick leave laws face backlash

This is penny-​​​​wise and pound-​​​​foolish,” said Lynne Sarikas, director of the MBA Career Center at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity. “If you take away sick leave, you get people coming to work sick […]

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