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Chapman University has published research measuring gender differences in cooperation and punishment behavior. Results showed that men punish more than women, men obtain higher rank, and punishment by males decreases payoffs for both sexes. Furthermore, men are willing to punish people who have done nothing wrong, except cooperate to the fullest extent possible.

Results suggest […]

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Chapman University announces the newest members of its Board of Trustees and Board of Governors. Emile Haddad, Chairman and CEO of FivePoint Holdings, LLC joins the University’s Board of Trustees. FivePoint, the largest developer of mixed-use, master-planned communities in coastal California, owns and manages Great Park Neighborhoods in Irvine, Newhall Ranch in Los Angeles […]

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According to a survey of purchasing managers, the California manufacturing economy is expected to expand at a higher rate in the second quarter compared to the first quarter. The California Composite Index, measuring overall manufacturing activity, increased from 61.8 in the first quarter to 63.3 in the second quarter, indicating faster growth. Production is expected […]

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Chapman University faculty today released a survey of Orange County’s social and political attitudes. The results show Orange County residents’ views on a host of issues, including housing, homelessness, gun control and President Trump.

OC No Longer “Red” County

The results show that the historically right-leaning, largely conservative county has fundamentally shifted to more […]

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Chapman University has earned the number two spot on the ideas.com ranking for the Top 10 Percent of Institutions and Economists in the Field of Experimental Economics. The ranking includes 154 institutions from around the globe. Chapman also claims the number 3 spot in Cognitive and Behavioral Economics, the number 4 spot in Evolutionary Economics, […]

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Chapman University’s full-time MBA program—in the Argyros School of Business and Economics— is number 79 in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 ranking of full-time MBA programs.  The Argyros School’s full-time MBA program made one of the largest jumps in rankings of all business schools, to its best ranking […]

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Chapman University mourns the loss of Fowler School of Law faculty member Ronald D. Rotunda, professor of constitutional law and legal ethics, and the Doy & Dee Henley Chair and Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence. Professor Rotunda passed away on March 14 due to complications from pneumonia.

“We are deeply saddened by this sudden loss―this news […]

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Many women in science are raising concerns over the fact that parents with young children are often excluded from fully participating in academic conference activities.

Early-stage researchers in the sciences often try to attend face-to-face academic conferences to advance their career by communicating new discoveries, forming collaborations, meeting potential funding agencies and recruiting new students. […]

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According to the latest survey of California residents, the California Composite Index of Consumer Sentiment increased nearly 8 points from the revised fourth quarter reading of 113.2 to a reading of 121.0 in the first quarter of 2018. An index level above 100 indicates a higher percentage of optimistic consumers versus those who are pessimistic. […]

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Chapman University’s Institute for Quantum Studies (IQS) has partnered with Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics to facilitate joint research, collaboration, and visiting positions.

This partnership combines two leading institutes dedicated to theoretical physics. Perimeter is the world’s largest independent center devoted to theoretical physics research, training, and outreach. Chapman […]

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