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Article ID: 10707

Johns Hopkins Economics Professor Looks Ahead

Johns Hopkins University

A Q&A on the world economy in 1999 with Steve Hanke, an applied economist at The Johns Hopkins University, known for his advocacy of currency boards and his involvement last year in proposed currency reforms in Indonesia.

Released:
13-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 10702

Government as Both Polluter and Environmental Regulator

Resources for the Future (RFF)

In a new research project at Resources for the Future (RFF), researchers are examining the extent of pollution generated by government at the federal, state, and local level. They are also looking at what happens when a government environmental agency regulates the activities of another government agency.

Released:
13-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10699

New Law Program for Entrepreneurs

Lewis & Clark College

If you are an entrepreneur launching a small business, you are not alone. Companies with fewer than 500 employees account for 99.5 percent of all U.S. businesses and produce 50 percent of private sector output. Yet most law schools train law students to work in large, public corporations.

Released:
13-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10640

No Compensation for Canceled Flights

Nova Southeastern University

The bad news is 30 inches of snow has left you stranded at the airport. And there isn't any good news if you're expecting compensation for your canceled flight, says Robert M. Jarvis, professor of law at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale.

Released:
9-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10693

Customers Wary of Banks and Y2K

Vanderbilt University

Customers' confidence in their banks to manage potential problems associated with the year 2000 computer issue is "razor thin," according to two Vanderbilt University professors who urge banks to act aggressively to counter their customers' mistrust.

Released:
8-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 10658

Alliance to Train Mediators

Cornell University

An alliance between Cornell, six other universities and a handful of professional organizations proposes to use high-tech distance learning tools to educate mediators in both Alternative Dispute Resolution, or ADR, techniques and in employment discrimination and health and safety laws.

Released:
8-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 10647

Learning Workplace Ethics at College

Washington and Lee University

Unethical behavior in the workplace is a fact of life today. Dishonesty is less of a problem at some colleges. Can corporations and government learn something from them? Yes, says the president of the New York Stock Exchange.

Released:
7-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10615

"Functional Literacy," Key to Job Success

Swarthmore College

Increasingly, it takes more than a college degree to get the best jobs. New research by a Swarthmore College economist and a University of Wisconsin colleague shows that "functional literacy" separates the most successful college-educated workers from fellow graduates who take jobs for which a high school diploma used to be sufficient.

Released:
5-Jan-1999 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 10596

Boston College Creates Joint MBA/Finance Degree

Boston College, Carroll School of Management

Responding to the growing need for executives able to bring sophisticated financial skills to the solution of global business problems, the Boston College Graduate School of Management has created a unique joint degree combining a globally oriented MBA program with an intensive graduate finance curriculum.

Released:
30-Dec-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 10555

Europe's New Euro Currency: Johns Hopkins Sources

Johns Hopkins University

Two Johns Hopkins economists are available for comment on the Jan. 1 introduction of the euro, the European Union's new common currency.

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23-Dec-1998 12:00 AM EST

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