Monthly Archives: August 2019

Behavioral Economics in Action: Virginia Lottery Ticket Auto-Renewal

In a recent Twitter post, the U.S. state of Virginia’s lottery encourages lottery players to sign up for a new auto-renewal lottery ticket purchase feature. You choose the quantity and kind of lottery tickets you wish to buy for each

Behavioral Economics in Action: Virginia Lottery Ticket Auto-Renewal

In a recent Twitter post, the U.S. state of Virginia’s lottery encourages lottery players to sign up for a new auto-renewal lottery ticket purchase feature. You choose the quantity and kind of lottery tickets you wish to buy for each

Chase Exits Canada Market, Forgives All Credit Cardholder Debt

Last year, JPMorgan Chase decided to exit the Canadian consumer credit card market. This week, Chase closed the books on all outstanding balances by forgiving the debts. Is this the financial-services equivalent of Merck developing and giving away its river-blindness

Chase Exits Canada Market, Forgives All Credit Cardholder Debt

Last year, JPMorgan Chase decided to exit the Canadian consumer credit card market. This week, Chase closed the books on all outstanding balances by forgiving the debts. Is this the financial-services equivalent of Merck developing and giving away its river-blindness

Cashless Retail: Marketing Imperatives vs Inclusion?

As we have observed before, moving closer to the cashless society is not only a matter of technology, but of ethics. Cashless retail excludes the unbanked and underbanked – who make up a quarter of U.S. consumers – from buying

Cashless Retail: Marketing Imperatives vs Inclusion?

As we have observed before, moving closer to the cashless society is not only a matter of technology, but of ethics. Cashless retail excludes the unbanked and underbanked – who make up a quarter of U.S. consumers – from buying

Values, Facts and Actions in the Equifax Data Breach Settlement

This recent Slate piece on the Equifax data breach settlement and its followup piece offer a quick lesson in the way that values interact with facts to inform right action in business ethics. It demonstrates unintentionally that having the right

Values, Facts and Actions in the Equifax Data Breach Settlement

This recent Slate piece on the Equifax data breach settlement and its followup piece offer a quick lesson in the way that values interact with facts to inform right action in business ethics. It demonstrates unintentionally that having the right