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Article ID: 709963

CEIBS Wealth Forum: Technology Offers New Investment Opportunities Amid US-China Trade Worries, Uncertain Economic Outlook

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Whether the country can overcome domestic adversity and withstand external shocks were questions occupying the minds of speakers at the 2019 CEIBS-Darden Private Wealth Investment Forum, co-hosted by the China-Europe International Business School and Darden.

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20-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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    19-Mar-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 709578

Prescribing Healthy Food in Medicare/Medicaid Is Cost Effective, Could Improve Health Outcomes

Tufts University

A new study led by researchers from Tufts and Harvard modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid, finding that offsetting the cost of healthy food through insurance could improve health outcomes and be highly cost effective after five years.

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13-Mar-2019 3:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 709651

The Many Names and Global Reach of Socially Responsible Investing

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Socially responsible investing is both increasingly popular and poorly defined. Driven by a confluence of factors, notably demands of socially minded investors and stakeholder-aware corporate leaders, investments that incorporate environmental, social and governance concerns have risen in recent years.

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14-Mar-2019 2:30 PM EDT
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    13-Mar-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 709545

Eligibility Verification Could Save Billions in Improper Federal Benefit Payments

MITRE

MITRE Announces Payment Integrity Challenge Winner, Citizen Wallet concept by SAP, which could improve federal agencies’ ability to verify applicant eligibility for benefit payments.

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13-Mar-2019 4:00 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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7-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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