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Should Attorney Whistleblowers Be Financially Rewarded?

When lawyers blow the whistle on clients, should they be financially rewarded by the government? Kathleen Clark, JD, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis, and co-author Nancy Moore, JD, of Boston University School of Law, tackle this issue in their article, “Financial Rewards for Whistleblowing Lawyers,” slated for the November issue of the Boston College Law Review.

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Falling Gas Prices Can Boost Home Sales, According to Study by FAU, Longwood Real Estate Economists

Falling gas prices can shorten the time it takes a house to sell and can increase the selling price, according to results from an ongoing longitudinal study by Florida Atlantic University and Longwood University faculty.

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70 Percent of College Students Stressed About Finances

Seven out of 10 college students feel stressed about their personal finances, according to a new national survey.Nearly 60 percent said they worry about having enough money to pay for school, while half are concerned about paying their monthly expenses.

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Study: Even Fraud-Savvy Investors Often Look for the Wrong Red Flags

New research identifies the types of investors who are vigilant about corporate fraud, but finds that most of those investors are tracking the wrong red flags – meaning the warning signs they look for are clear only after it’s too late to protect their investment.

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Tax Law and Judicial Temperament; GW Experts on SCOTUS ACA Ruling

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Study Examines How Companies Can Reduce Sovereign Risk

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In a new study of five-year spreads on credit default swap contracts for more than 2,000 U.S. and international firms, a finance researcher at the University of Arkansas found that strong property rights and transparency are key in securing a stable financial future for companies amid a widespread rise in sovereign risk around the globe.

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Under "Pure Money" Proposal, U.S. Would Create New Money Streams to Address Urgent National Needs

"How American Can Spend Its Way Back to Greatness" explains how the nation's money supply is created and outlines how Congress could create a new money stream to directly fund the nation's most urgent needs.

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Study Finds Costs of Residential Energy Efficiency Investments are Double the Benefits

Through a randomized controlled trial of more than 30,000 households in Michigan – where one-quarter of the households were encouraged to make residential energy efficiency investments and received assistance – economists find that the costs to deploy the efficiency upgrades were about double the energy savings.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Eventually Pass, Have Minimal Short-Term Effect on U.S. Economy, Expert Says