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Article ID: 709490

Immigration Is Beneficial to Economies, Even After 100 Years

Oxford University Press

A new study in the Review of Economic Studies finds that U.S. counties with more historical immigration have higher incomes, less poverty, and lower unemployment today.

Released:
12-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 709371

Women Can Protect Our World's Outstanding Places

Global Heritage Fund

Women’s contributions are integral to the Global Heritage Fund and the heritage sector as a whole. When we focus on their work and their voices, we gain an immeasurable richness in perspective that would otherwise be lost. When we bring women to the governing table, we are capable of creating a truly holistic relationship between people and place.

Released:
8-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 709284

Blockchain in Bloom: New Initiative Drives Research Grants, Incubator, Courses

University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

Bosun Adebaki, MBA 19, will spend time this spring researching the merits of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), a form of digital money that’s being tested by governments and central banks worldwide. His goal is to determine how central banks can use digital currencies to become more competitive, flexible, and efficient.

Released:
7-Mar-2019 3:55 PM EST

Education

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    7-Mar-2019 3:30 PM EST

Article ID: 708536

New Report on Industrial Physics and its Role in the US Economy

American Physical Society (APS)

A new APS report, “The Impact of Industrial Physics on the U.S. Economy,” shows the significant role of physics, which contributed an estimated $2.3 trillion (12.6 percent of U.S. GDP) in 2016 alone. Industrial physics encompasses the application of physics knowledge and principles to the design and manufacture of products and services. Many people working within this field have job titles other than physicist, so this report includes all aspects of industrial physics contributions.

Released:
22-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST

Article ID: 709296

Study: Democracy fosters economic growth

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

As long as democracy has existed, there have been democracy skeptics -- from Plato warning of mass rule to contemporary critics claiming authoritarian regimes can fast-track economic programs.

Released:
7-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 709312

Trading Cryptocurrency Is Problematic For Regular Gamblers, Rutgers Study Says

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

First study of its kind suggests cryptocurrency trading appeals to people struggling with gambling

Released:
7-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 709252

Peeling back the data: NYS apple industry has larger economic impact

Cornell University

A Cornell University team has found that the economic impact of the apple industry in New York State is 21 percent larger than traditional models suggest. Researchers used the apple industry as a case study to test a new – more precise - framework for economic impact analysis.

Released:
7-Mar-2019 7:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 709147

Economic Inequality, Part 3: What Can Business Do About It?

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

While clearly there is a place for government and nonprofit organizations to address the many issues surrounding income inequality (see Parts 1 and 2 of this series), one hears less about what can be done through the private sector. Yet business and its managers need to play an important role.

Released:
5-Mar-2019 3:40 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 709093

Survey Reveals Georgia Construction Industry Outlook

Kennesaw State University

The third annual Georgia Construction Outlook Survey indicates that labor shortages and reliability from sub-contractors continues to be a looming concern for 83 percent of the state’s privately-held construction companies.

Released:
5-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 709067

Nearly Half of Americans Have Had a Family Member Jailed, Imprisoned

Cornell University

In a groundbreaking Cornell-led study illuminating the extensive scope of mass incarceration in the U.S., nearly 1 in 2 Americans have had a brother or sister, parent, spouse or child spend time in jail or prison – a far higher figure than previously estimated.

Released:
4-Mar-2019 4:45 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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