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Article ID: 709000

SURA Releases Jefferson Lab Economic Impact Study

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

A new study commissioned by the Southeastern Universities Research Association on the local, state and nationwide impacts of the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has found that the laboratory generated $556.9 million in output and provided labor income for 3,448 workers nationwide last year.

4-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 708917

“Top 10 Trends in Health Economics and Outcomes Research” Webinar Announced

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced a new webinar on the "ISPOR 2019 Top 10 HEOR Trends" report. The free webinar will be held on March 22, 2019 and is open to both ISPOR members and non-members.

4-Mar-2019 5:05 AM EST

Article ID: 708941

Trend Spotting

University of Notre Dame

In this episode, we chat with Kasey Buckles, a Notre Dame economist who studies the family. Her research follows trends in the fertility rate, and yields clues about what that may mean for the US economy.

1-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 708918

Stock Analysts Accentuate the Negative So Firms Can Achieve More Positives, Study Finds

Washington University in St. Louis

A new study, involving two Washington University in St. Louis faculty at Olin Business School, finds that analysts disseminate earnings news by revising share-price targets or stating they expect firms to beat earnings estimates, often tempering such information — even suppressing positive news — to facilitate beatable projections. The paper is scheduled for the March issue of The Accounting Review.

28-Feb-2019 4:50 PM EST

Article ID: 708868

Child poverty could be cut in half with proposals by UCI-led national panel

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 28, 2019 — Child poverty in America could be decreased by 50 percent in a decade through a combination of work-oriented and income support programs, according to a national panel chaired by Greg Duncan, Distinguished Professor of education at the University of California, Irvine. The Committee on Building an Agenda to Reduce the Number of Children Living in Poverty by Half in 10 Years today announced its recommendations, based on a two-year evaluation of 20 program and policy ideas.

28-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 708753

The Rise of Artificially Intelligent Agents: AI’s Growing Effect on the Economy, Part 1

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Prominent tech leaders have been sounding the alarm about the potential dangers of artificial intelligence (AI) for quite some time. Tesla’s Elon Musk, a vocal proponent of AI safeguards, views the technology as the “biggest risk we face as a civilization."

26-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST

Article ID: 708722

CCP Wins Five-Year, $35 Million Knowledge Management Project

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) has been awarded the U.S. Agency for International Development’s newest five-year, $35 million global knowledge management project. CCP is based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

26-Feb-2019 12:20 PM EST

Article ID: 708710

UK prejudice against immigrants amongst lowest in Europe

Newswise Review

According to analysis of the largest public European and international surveys of human beliefs and values, prejudice against immigrants in the UK is rare and comparable with that in other wealthy EU and Anglophone nations. Published in Frontiers in Sociology, this new study challenges prevailing attitudes on Brexit, the nature of prejudice, and the social impact of modernization.

26-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    21-Feb-2019 4:00 PM EST

Article ID: 708273

ACA’s Pre-Existing Condition & Age Clauses Had Immediate Impact on People with Diabetes

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A pair of Affordable Care Act clauses had a sizable effect on the ability of people with diabetes to get health insurance, a new study suggests. Before the requirements took effect, the percentage of people with private health insurance who had diabetes had declined, but it began to increase again after the ACA required insurers to accept people with pre-existing conditions, and limited their ability to charge higher rates to older people.

19-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST

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