Saving for a Rainy Day: How Weather Conditions Influence Investing

Robyn Rutgers ’24 Psychological research indicates that unpleasant weather may influence your physiological and psychological states, leading to pessimism, anxiety, and fatigue. In finance and economics, this weather-induced behavior can impact financial decisions and security prices. Dr. Danling Jiang, a professor of finance at Stony Brook University, studies the influence of psychology on financial markets. To evaluate the impact of experiencing unpleasant weather on immediate … Continue reading Saving for a Rainy Day: How Weather Conditions Influence Investing

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Financial Burdens of Cancer

By: Ramanjot Singh ’19 It is well known that cancer is one of the major cause of death around the world. However, the indirect effects of cancer are overlooked by healthcare professionals. More specifically, the decrease in productivity, emotional costs, and financial burdens brought by cancer are often neglected. Recognizing this, Dr. Van Hoang from the Hanoi University of Public Health wanted to study the … Continue reading Financial Burdens of Cancer