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Exploring the value of ‘Energy Star’ homes

Exploring the value of ‘Energy Star’ homes

Published Oct 29, 2014

Carmen Carrión-Flores says people who pay extra for an Energy Star home often don't recoup the expense when they sell. Read more

Go with the flow

Go with the flow

Published Aug 19, 2013

A new Binghamton analysis reverses 30 years of economic thought on groundwater management. Read more

‘Lucky’ numbers make for unlucky customers

‘Lucky’ numbers make for unlucky customers

Published Mar 16, 2012

Chinese consumers pay too much for goods and services because of superstitions surrounding particular numbers, Binghamton economist Zili Yang says. Read more

Economist offers a cool model for a hot planet

Economist offers a cool model for a hot planet

Published Feb 25, 2010

In his recent book, Binghamton University’s Zili Yang suggests ways governments might realistically work together to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. He also makes a case for curbing the use of fossil fuels — whether they contribute to climate change or not. Read more