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Article ID: 701500

Economist Philip Jefferson Says to Dismantle Poverty, First Understand its Abounding Causes

Swarthmore College

Centennial Professor of Economics Philip Jefferson offers a systematic examination of the layers and roots of poverty and argues for the need to understand poverty.

Released:
2-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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    1-Oct-2018 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 701154

Hospitals Set Very High Charges for Patients with Auto Insurance and Other Non-Conventional Health Insurance, According to Johns Hopkins Researchers

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

The new study shows a growing gap between the rates paid by public and private insurers and a growing gap between the rates paid by the different types of commercial insurers for hospital services between 2010 and 2016.

Released:
26-Sep-2018 1:35 PM EDT

Article ID: 701387

New Global Forum Created to Bring Corporate Executives, Policymakers and Historians Together to Connect Long-Run Context to Contemporary Challenges

Queen's University Belfast

Signal Influence Executive Research & Communications, Inc., (SIERC), Canada, and Queen’s University Belfast’s Centre for Economic History announced today the creation of the Long Run Initiative, (LRI) a new, not-for-profit global forum bringing together academic experts, business leaders and public policy makers to provide context and deepen understanding from history of the grand challenges facing business and government.

Released:
1-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 701234

Understanding Access and Use of Digital Resources Could Help Narrow Sexual Health Equity Gap for Puerto Rican Adolescents

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Persistent and significant health disparities related to sexual health, including a higher teen birth rate and HIV prevalence, exist among Puerto Rican adolescents compared to other racial and ethnic adolescents. The Internet is a major platform for the dissemination of health information and has the potential to decrease health disparities and provide quality, culturally sensitive health information to disadvantaged populations.

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27-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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    26-Sep-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 701152

Historic Survey of Documentary Filmmakers Reveals New Opportunities for Racial and Ethnic Minorities, Alongside Economic Hurdles

American University

First of its kind survey of the documentary filmmaking industry offers insights into the state of the industry for racial and ethnic minorities, women, and the changing economics of the business.

Released:
26-Sep-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 700881

Labor Unions Help Employees Take More Paid Maternity Leave

Vanderbilt University

Labor unions help working mothers take greater advantage of paid maternity leave benefits than non-union mothers, but unions could do more to mitigate the earnings penalty that typically follows leave-taking.

Released:
20-Sep-2018 3:50 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 700776

Self-Regulation Significant to Overcoming Early Adversity

University of Georgia

“Would you rather have $14 today or $25 in 19 days?” Researchers studied adults aged 18-25 from lower socioeconomic backgrounds and found that self-regulation may hold the key to helping young adults overcome their risk for developing alcohol and drug problems

Released:
19-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 700738

Study Finds Firms Going Public Can Avoid Underpricing and Stock Volatility by Taking Alternative Two-Stage IPO

Florida Atlantic University

Firms that are planning to go public may want to consider a two-stage Initial Public Offering to reduce underpricing and volatility of the stock.

Released:
18-Sep-2018 3:30 PM EDT

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