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Article ID: 9995

Business Schools Breathe Life into Disadvantaged Communities

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Our nation's poorest communities are poised for growth, but planting seeds to cultivate successful businesses in these areas is difficult without access to capital and management expertise.

Released:
11-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 9993

CEO Compensation Continues to Rise

Conference Board

Despite global financial uncertainty, top executive compensation topped $1 million in five major industries in 1997, The Conference Board reports today in its annual executive compensation report.

Released:
11-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 9991

World Record Smashed in Database Sorting

Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia Labs and Compaq Computers together sorted information three times faster than previous record-- important to $15 billion data warehousing industry; better able to detect threats to on-line banking, communications; medical fraud.

Released:
11-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 9972

U.S. Regional Economies Holding, Despite Asia and Latin America

Conference Board

While economic weakness in Asia and Latin America are chipping away at U.S. export growth, burgeoning markets in other areas are cushioning the blow, The Conference Board reports today in its latest Regional Economies and Markets report.

Released:
10-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST
  • Embargo expired:
    9-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 9865

Workplace Finance Education Could Save $440 Million

Virginia Tech

Breaking research from Virginia Tech sheds an alarming light on the impact of financial stresses on worker productivity--and the big bucks employers are losing each year due to the lack of investing in personal finance education for their employees.

Released:
9-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST
  • Embargo expired:
    8-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 9822

Worldwide Burgeoning Nonprofit Economic Sector

Johns Hopkins University

A new study of the nonprofit sector worldwide, conducted by Johns Hopkins University, finds it is huge and growing, the equivalent of the eighth largest economy in the world. Other surprising findings: The U.S. is not the world leader in nonprofit activity, ranking behind countries such as the Netherlands, Ireland and Israel.

Released:
8-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 298

Workplace Financial Education Improves Personal Education

Virginia Tech

Research found strong evidence that workplace financial education is extremely effective because it results in better financial wellness for workers.

Released:
7-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 296

Money Stress Strikes Millions of Americans

Virginia Tech

The stress of personal money problems and the failure to save for retirement is taking its toll on American workers. Research shows that one-half of all workers have money problems and providing personal financial education could save billions of dollars. These findings and others will be the focus of the third national Personal Finance Employee Education (PFEE) conference which will be held in Roanoke, Va., on Nov.10 -11 at the Hotel Roanoke.

Released:
7-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 280

Purdue's New Food Science Building Opens for Business

Purdue University

New and improved food science graduates won't be the only product coming out of the new food science complex at Purdue University. The new $28 million facility, dedicated this fall, offers opportunities for food and fiber companies that wont to augment internal research and development efforts with expanded sponsored research projects.

Released:
6-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 267

New Book Holds World Bank Accountable to Reform

University of California, Santa Cruz

In the wake of international pressure, the World Bank declared itself a leading force for "environmentally sustainable development." But has the World Bank really changed the way it does business? A new book looks at the bank's performance in the wake of its own reform efforts.

Released:
5-Nov-1998 12:00 AM EST

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