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Economic, Appointment

Prof. Michael Greenstone to Lead Becker Friedman Institute

Michael Greenstone, a leading economist and the Milton Friedman Professor at the University of Chicago, has been appointed director of the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics.

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USDOT Awards $14M for Mobility Research at UW-Led Transportation Center

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded approximately $14 million over five years to a multi-university, regional transportation center led by the University of Washington to fund research aimed at improving the mobility of people and goods across the Pacific Northwest.

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Crowdsourcing, crowdsource, Marketing, marketing drugs, Uber, Yelp

Uber, Yelp and Decision Making: The Future of Crowdsourcing

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Taiwan, China, US Foreign Policy, Foreign Policy, president-elect, Trump, International Relations, Nationalism, Independence, cross-strait relations

The ‘Taiwan Card’ Is Bound to Backfire Spectacularly

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Italy, European Union, Brexit

What Now for Italy? Making Sense of the Referendum Vote

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Ben Carson, HUD, Housing and Urban Development, Public Housing, Economic Development, president-elect, Trump, Poverty, Inequality, Race

Despite His Past, Carson May Become America’s ‘Dismantler-in-Chief’

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UC Berkeley, Haas School Of Business, Economy, Trump, Trumpism, Global Economy, Silicon Valley, Trade, Business, Tech, Entrepreneurship

International Development Expert to Discuss “Trumpism, the Global Economy, and Silicon Valley”

Dr. Hooshang Amirahmadi, founder and president of the American Iranian Council and a former Iranian presidential candidate, to address the conflict between Trump and Silicon Valley values

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DHS S&T to Hold Industry Day with New R&D Opportunities for Financial Services Sector Cybersecurity Protections

DHS S&T will host an industry day to connect technology startups and investors to new opportunities for research and development of cybersecurity active defenses for the nation’s financial services sector critical infrastructure.

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Working Women, equal pay, Motherhood Penalty

Taking Time-Off Work to Raise Children is Damaging to the Careers of Highly Skilled, High Earning Women

Mothers who leave work to raise children often sacrifice more than the pay for their time off; when they come back their wages reflect lost raises.

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Housing, Subsidized Housing, Public Housing, Academic Achievement, Poverty, Education

Subsidized Housing Works Better for Some Kids Than Others

Living in subsidized housing seems to give a boost to children with high standardized test scores and few behavior problems, but it has the opposite effect on students who score poorly and have behavioral issues, a new study finds.

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UC Berkeley, Haas School Of Business, Finance, Stock Market, Investors, Election, Macroeconomic announcement, Federal Research, Democrat, President, POTUS, market rally, Trump, Republican, Democratic, White House, Berkeley-Haas, Business

Can Investors Be Optimistic Under a Republican Administration?

The three magic musts for a stock market rally? It must be a major macroeconomic news day, a pre-election day, and there must be a Democrat president in the White House, according to new research by Berkeley-Haas Prof. Emeritus Terry Marsh.

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Economy, Jobs, Urban Affairs, Cities, Cities and bankruptcy, Detroit, Development

Despite Upbeat Headlines, Detroit Still Reeling

Reports of Detroit’s revival may be premature. Despite the news media’s portrayal of Motown as a comeback kid, most revitalization is occurring in a small swath of the city’s core, while the rest of Detroit continues to decline, finds a new study led by a Michigan State University scholar.

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Black-White Earnings Gap Returns to 1950 Levels

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After decades of progress, earnings gap between black and white men is back at 1950 levels.

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Low-Income Earners Need to Save Tax Returns

People with low incomes need to save at least some of their tax returns for rainy days, no matter how hard it is to set aside money, a new study shows.

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facebook town hall, Facebook, Town Hall, Critical Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Resilience

Let's Talk About Keeping the Lights On!

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Join us November 29 from 1-2 p.m. ET for a discussion with the S&T and CIRI. Experts from CIRI will be available to answer your questions on a range of critical infrastructure issues.

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The George Washington University’s New Test Optional Policy Helped Shape a More Diverse Freshman Class

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A summer of 2015 decision to not require SAT or ACT scores for most students applying for admission at the George Washington University for fall 2016 has led to the most diverse freshman class in the university’s history.

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How Firms Big and Small Can Benefit From Strategic Alliances

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An alliance between two companies isn’t automatically a “win-win,” but managers can take steps to ensure the best outcomes from strategic partnerships.

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Can President-Elect Donald Trump Boost the U.S. With New Public Works Projects? SJSU Expert Examines Past Projects and Looks Ahead.

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Holiday Shopping, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Retail, Economy

What’s in Store for Black Friday and the 2016 Holiday Shopping Season? Sales Expert Available to Discuss

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Tesla Motors, solar city, Mergers And Acquisitions, strategic alignment, Business, business agreements

Silicon Valley Professor and Mergers/Acquisitions Expert Analyzes Possible Tesla - Solar City Merger.

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