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Index Ranks 143 Countries on Ability to Innovate, Led by Switzerland, UK, Sweden

Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Sweden topped this year’s Global Innovation Index, which surveyed 143 economies using 81 indicators to gauge their innovation capabilities.

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Citi’s Settlement with the DOJ Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg According to Cornell Law Professor

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'Post-Merger Integration Is Usually Painful, Slow and Costly'

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Public Health, Economics, Healthcare, low-wage, Health Insurance, health coverage , Affordable Care Act , Politics

Needs, Risks of Low-Wage Workers and the Impact on Public Health

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As low-wage jobs continue to show strong gains since the recession, findings from the Low-Wage Workers’ Health Project led by Upstate Medical University is offering insight into how these jobs affect public health and the economy in Syracuse, N.Y., and reflect national trends in issues related to low-wage workers.

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Drought and Poor Wheat Harvest in Kansas Has Effects on National Economy, Says Climatologist

The anticipated record low wheat harvest in Kansas will affect food availability and the national economy, says a Kansas State University climatologist.

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Federal Regulatory Spending Rises Most at Agencies Funded by Industry Fees

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While tight budgets are constraining regulatory spending at many federal agencies, those that garner funding from industry fees are using these revenue streams to fund substantial increases in regulatory programs and staffing, according to an annual report that examines the U.S. budget.

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Economic Effects of the World Cup May Result in Losses, Say Researchers

The World Cup has an economic effect on countries, according to an analysis of 50 years of nations' economic data compared with their Cup success over the same time period.

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Berkeley-Haas Energy Study Commissioned by California Air Resources Board Recommends Three Reforms to Protect Cap-and-Trade

California’s landmark cap-and-trade system for regulating greenhouse gases could be vulnerable to price spikes and market manipulation, according to a study released today by scholars affiliated with the Energy Institute at Haas. But the state’s air-quality regulators can prevent that outcome with three straightforward reforms, the study says.

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High Earners in a Stock Market Game Have Brain Patterns That Can Predict Market Bubbles

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If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? It may be that, when it comes to stock market success, your brain is heeding the wrong neural signals, according to a multi-institutional team of researchers.

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Texas A&M Economists Offer Analysis Of The Projected Costs Of The Affordable Care Act







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