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With National POW/MIA Recognition Day on Friday, Texas Tech Alumnus Shares Amazing Story of Survival of Kempei Tai Prison in New Book

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Blue Star Families Fifth Annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey Shows Effects of 13 Years of War

Blue Star Families, the largest chapter-based military families support organization in the country, today announced the results of its fifth annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey. The key concerns identified by the responding military service members, veterans, and family members were pay/benefits and changes to retirement benefits. Other issues included military spouse employment, the effects of deployment on children, military lifestyle uncertainty, the military civilian divide, and the VA disability backlog. Additionally, this year’s survey also revealed information on financial readiness, caregiving, mental health, transition, and the impact of downsizing on the military community.

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What Were They Thinking? Swarthmore Study Examines Federal Reserve Prior to 2008 Financial Crisis

A new study from a team of Swarthmore professors illustrates how the Federal Reserve was aware of potential problems in the financial markets prior to 2008, but did not take the threats seriously.

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Georgia State University Economist To Examine The State Of Employer-Employee Relations

Georgia State University labor economist Bruce Kaufman is leading a team of researchers from Australia and Canada in a $500,000, three-year project to gauge the state of employer-employee work relationships in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom.

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Euro Creates Unified Pricing Across Countries, Study Finds

New research finds that for many goods, the most important factor in pricing is whether the countries use different currencies.

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Chicago Booth Professor Honored by European Finance Association

Michael Weber, assistant professor of Finance and Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, received two awards from the European Finance Association at its 41st annual meeting in Switzerland.

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Expert Available to Discuss Ray Rice Impact on Branding and Advertising in the NFL

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Texas Tech Experts Commissioned for Report on Economic Impact of Permian Basin Oil and Gas Industry

The region’s petroleum business generates billions of dollars, thousands of jobs.

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Economic Study Confirms Autism Growth

Autism cases aren't up just because mental health professionals are overdiagnosing the disorder. A study by two researchers using market theory shows the disorder really is more prevalent.

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UA’s Culverhouse College of Commerce Partners with Lockheed Martin to Create Innovative Research Laboratory

The University of Alabama's Culverhouse College of Commerce have partnered with advanced technology company Lockheed Martin to combine academia and industry to create a first-of-its-kind data analytics laboratory designed toward helping companies better compete in a global economy.

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