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From eccentric scholar to oracle

Yale’s Robert Shiller predicted the dot-com and housing busts. His new book takes aim at the financial industry.

Transforming the workplace for a digital world

Most companies acknowledge they need to revise the way they work. But many are finding this very difficult to do.

Tips to help you donate to charity

Got questions about giving? Here are places to get answers.

In this season for giving, it’s good to know the rules

Whether you are cleaning out the basement, making donations to charity, or looking for gifts for the kids,

Art, medicine, and capturing the intricacies of the human body

Joanne Haderer Müller is one of an elite group certified medical illustrators.

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Amazon has raised the bar for merchants by offering free same-day delivery to its Prime loyalty club customers.

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Everyone loves same-day delivery, until they have to pay

The logistics and costs of same-day delivery have been a difficult challenge to surmount for retailers.

The new Boston Public Market officially opened in late July.

Lunch Break

New Boston Public Market fills appetites, coffers

Since the market opened July 30, over 500,000 visitors have checked it out.

// Carpenters union targets Braintree school project

The group has embarked on a campaign involving multiple levels of government in its protest of alleged wage law violations.

// Chip-ready credit card machines hard to find

Three in five Americans are now carrying a chip-embedded credit or debit card. The only problem? Where to use it.

Partners enters a genetics market

Partners is moving to sell software, called GeneInsight, that digests genetic data and breaks it into bite-sized information.

Tech Lab by Hiawatha Bray


Bray writes about technology for the Business section. His Tech Lab column appears on Thursdays.

Shirley Leung


Leung writes a business column every Wednesday and Friday. Previously she served six years as the business editor overseeing daily and Sunday coverage.

Innovation Economy by Scott Kirsner


Kirsner’s Innovation Economy column appears in the Boston Sunday Globe, and he contributes to the Globe’s Beta Boston website.