Frequent Flyer

Rewarding road warriors

Frequent flyer programs are very important in the ultra-competitive airline industry. But which ones deliver the best benefits for travelers? A Washington University faculty member was recently among a panel of experts who helped analyze the nation’s best deals.

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Equal inheritance growing less common, study finds

Anyone counting on a certain share of an inheritance should be aware that in recent years, parents have become increasingly likely to divide their estates unequally, suggests a new study co-authored by economist Robert Pollak of Washington University in St. Louis.

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Making music fun for kids

A Q&A with Washington University alum Jacob Zax, founder of Edify. The seven-person Denver company dedicated to making music education more accessible, creative, and fun for kids.

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Entrepreneurship’s ‘Fairy Godmother’

Inside the entrepreneurial mind of Lindsay Hirsch, a 2011 graduate of Washington University. A year later, she moved to one of China’s top manufacturing cities and developed the international company Wish Upon A Product.

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Putting imperfections behind you​​

​As the new year approaches, many plan to make self-improvement resolutions. New research led by Hengchen Dai, PhD, assistant professor at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, shows extra motivation is all in the timing, and desire to get away from one’s past, imperfect self.

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