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How Product Innovation Can Affect Price Collusion

Andrew Smyth (Department of Economics, Marquette University and Economic Science Institute, Chapman University) ponders How Product Innovation Can Affect Price Collusion. Abstract: Price conspiracies appear endemic in many markets. This paper conjectures that low expected returns from product innovation can… … Continue reading

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How Recent Changes to State and Federal Law Affect Spousal Maintenance

For many couples, spousal maintenance is an important issue to address during divorce. Alimony payments can help a lower-earning spouse maintain a standard of living similar to what they enjoyed while they were married, and they will also have a … Continue reading

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What Happened to Navient and How Could It Affect Your Student Loans?

Navient is one of the largest servicers of federal student loans in the country. An offshoot of Sallie Mae, it is estimated that Navient services $300 billion of government and private student loans. So, it’s a big deal for borrowers … Continue reading

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How a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) Could Affect Your Divorce Case

When dealing with the emotions of divorce, children often struggle to come to terms with the end of their parents’ relationship. The uncertainty that comes with the major changes in their lives can cause children to experience stress, anxiety, and … Continue reading

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How Does Legalized Marijuana Affect the Construction Work Site?

All employers face challenges in navigating issues surrounding legalized marijuana. For construction industry employers, the challenges are particularly difficult given the necessary emphasis on safety. Last week, I recorded a 90-minute webinar for Lorman addressing the issues construction employers face … Continue reading

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