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Article ID: 711534

Mexico: Doors Needed, Not Walls

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

These are complicated times for Mexico: new, leftist political leadership, an increasingly fraught relationship with the U.S., and inflation threatening to ignite. Will the country of 130 million people find an economic door to open? Or will it run into a wall, like the one the U.S. is threatening to build?

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18-Apr-2019 9:45 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 711550

Newly proposed system of measurement could help determine community sustainability

Binghamton University, State University of New York

A newly proposed system of measurement known as the community sustainability assessment system, or CSAS, could be used to define what it means to be a sustainable community as well as evaluate the impact of individual communities on global sustainability, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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18-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711425

WTO Chief Economist Warns of Global Trade Slowdown, Lauds Power of Teamwork at UVA Darden

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

"I get a headache.” That quip from World Trade Organization Chief Economist Robert Koopman in response to a Darden student’s question about how he models the incredible level of geopolitical uncertainty in the global economy drew laughter from the more than 100 students from Professor Peter Debaere’s “Managing International Trade and Investment” course.

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17-Apr-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 711518

Solar panel demand causing spike in worldwide silver prices

University of Kent

Rising demand for solar panels is having a major effect on the worldwide price of silver, which could lead to solar panel production costs becoming far higher in the future

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17-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 711427

Lower approval rates, higher finance fees evidence of discrimination for same-sex borrowers

Iowa State University

Mortgage lenders are less likely to approve loans for same-sex couples, according to a new Iowa State study. Researchers analyzed national mortgage data from 1990 to 2015 and found the the approval rate for same-sex couples was 3 to 8 percent lower.

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16-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 711415

Tim Knewitz named Argonne National Laboratory’s Chief Financial Officer

Argonne National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory has named Tim Knewitz at its Chief Financial Officer.

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16-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711416

New strategy for credit card fraud detection

University of Delaware

A team of researchers has developed a new strategy for detecting credit card fraud using incentives that encourage individuals and merchants to think safety first.

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16-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711189

Private Equity Finding Value in Yesterday’s Tech ‘Shiny Objects:’ UVA Darden Private Equity Conference

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

When the public markets begin to see once splashy technology companies as dinosaurs, Siris Capital Group Managing Partner Frank Baker starts to take a closer look. Keynoting the 2019 Darden Private Equity Conference at Darden, Baker explained the strategy behind the success of the firm, which raised $3.45 billion for its fourth fund in March.

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11-Apr-2019 3:30 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 711171

People turn to consumerism to confront problems, grief and feelings

Lancaster University

People are increasingly turning to commercial settings as outlets for their emotions, confronting problems, grief and feelings.

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11-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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