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Tax Expert Discusses Five Things to Consider Before Filing a Tax Extension

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Study Sheds Light on Homebuyer Types

After the housing boom of the early 2000s came the bust. At that time, a South Florida Realtor asked UF/IFAS housing specialist Randy Cantrell what motivated people to buy homes after the bust. Cantrell found several factors, and some surprises.

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UW Faculty Team for Five-Year Study of Seattle's Minimum Wage Increase

What will be the effects on workers, businesses, consumers and families of the city of Seattle's ordinance increasing the minimum hourly wage to $15 by the year 2022? Faculty from the University of Washington's schools of public affairs, public health and social work are teaming up for The Seattle Minimum Wage Study, a five-year research project to learn that and more.

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Four Ways to Improve U.S. Tax System -- Vanderbilt Tax Expert Suggests Looking to Our Roots

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Family Income, Parental Education Related to Brain Structure in Children and Adolescents

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Characterizing associations between socioeconomic factors and children’s brain development, a team of investigators reports correlative links between family income and brain structure. Relationships between the brain and family income were strongest in the lowest end of the economic range – suggesting that interventional policies aimed at these children may have the largest societal impact.

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Kraft Heinz Merger - Global Business Expert Available for Comment

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Vanderbilt Expert Available to Speak About Payday Loans

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Rich Countries are Failing the Most Vulnerable, Says New Report by OECD

Donor countries are sending more than half of their aid to countries marked by conflict, but they are not keeping their promises to promote peace and build state institutions, according to a new report authored by NYU’s Center on International Cooperation for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

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How A Little Inflation Could Lead to a Lot More Jobs

The Federal Reserve could help create even more jobs by keeping interest rates near zero and tolerating a little inflation, an economist argues.

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First Nations Migration Dynamics Are Shaped by Socio-Economic Inequalities

Socio-economic inequalities between First Nations communities, and also between these communities and the non-Aboriginal population of Canada, determine the nature, the intensity and the direction of First Nations migration flows. Pursuing educational careers, finding work, and seeking better health and living conditions are the main reasons for First Nations migration. These are the findings of research by Marilyn Amorevieta-Gentil, Robert Bourbeau and Norbert Robitaille, of the University of Montreal, which were presented at the Conference of the Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster, which is being held last week in Ottawa.