Baxter International Inc. filed a complaint Feb. 28 at the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington, claiming Johnson & Johnson hemostatic products used to control bleeding during surgery infringe five patents.
“12 Years a Slave,” the film about a free black man kidnapped into slavery in the pre-Civil War south, was crowned best picture of 2013 in an Oscars ceremony where the thriller “Gravity” led with seven awards.
Presidents Barack Obama and Francois Hollande said the U.S. and France are embarking on a new, elevated level of cooperation as they confront global security threats in Syria and Iran, deal with climate change and seek more economic growth.
Sony Corp.’s “American Hustle” captured three Golden Globes, most of any film, while “12 Years a Slave” took home the award for best drama, confirming its status as leading contender for the best-picture Oscar.
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” the second film in Peter Jackson’s trilogy, collected $73.6 million in its opening weekend for Time Warner Inc. and MGM Holdings Inc. to lead U.S. and Canadian ticket sales.
“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” the second film in Peter Jackson’s trilogy, collected $73.7 million in its opening weekend for Time Warner Inc. and MGM Holdings Inc. to lead U.S. and Canadian ticket sales.
Behavioral economists explore human errors. They focus on how people depart from perfect rationality. Many of the best movies do the same thing. They investigate how our all-too-human foibles create trouble, wealth, violence, heroism, love and war. It is past time, then, to award the Behavioral Economics Oscars, otherwise known as the Becons.