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Newswise: Study finds U.S. policies could have negative implications for Africa

Study finds U.S. policies could have negative implications for Africa

Iowa State University

A new study finds that while the current United States administration’s policies in Africa may appear undeveloped, there are distinct trends and tendencies that have the potential to negatively impact Africa’s economic growth.

Channels: All Journal News, Economics, Government/Law, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Politics, African News,

19-Nov-2019 1:10 PM EST

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    18-Nov-2019 11:30 AM EST

People in Counties with Worse Economies Post-Recession Are More Likely to Die from Heart Disease

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Communities in the United States that experienced the most economic distress in the wake of the Great Recession saw a significant increase in death rates from heart disease and strokes among middle-aged people, according to a new multi-institution study led by researchers at Penn Medicine.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Economics, Heart Disease, Medical Meetings,

18-Nov-2019 3:05 AM EST

Opening Medicare to Americans aged 50 to 64 would cut their insurance costs

RAND Corporation

Opening Medicare to Americans aged 50 to 64 would lower health care premiums for the group, but also drive up costs for younger people who buy health insurance on exchanges created under the federal Affordable Care Act, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

Channels: Aging, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Seniors,

18-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST
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14-Nov-2019 4:05 AM EST
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Liberal or Conservative? CEOs’ Political Leanings Skew Firms’ Logic in Structuring Initial Pay Packages, Study Shows

University of Notre Dame

Newly appointed, conservative CEOs who are naturally more risk averse receive less performance-based pay than those who are more willing to take risks, and more liberal CEOs get more performance-based pay, according to research from Notre Dame's Timothy Hubbard.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, In the Workplace, U.S. Politics, All Journal News,

18-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
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U-M research shows how wealth begets educational disparity

University of Michigan

It's no secret that students whose families have more money typically perform better in school than those who come from homes with fewer financial resources.

Channels: All Journal News, Economics, Education, Family and Parenting, Poverty,

15-Nov-2019 3:25 PM EST
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HCPA Commends the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee for Unanimously Passing the Sustainable Chemistry R&D Act

Household and Commercial Products Association

The Sustainable Chemistry R&D Act directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy to organize an interagency entity that is responsible for coordinating federal programs and activities in support of sustainable chemistry.

Channels: All Journal News, Chemistry, Economics, Government/Law, Technology,

14-Nov-2019 10:00 AM EST
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