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APLU Declares UNC Charlotte an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

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UNC Charlotte has a robust history of regional engagement that supports economic development, community engagement, innovation and entrepreneurship. In recognition of this strong commitment, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has designated UNC Charlotte an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University.

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Best Interest Researcher, Fiduciary Rule Author Can Discuss Its Future

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Trump Administration Must Urgently Reassess US Policy Toward China

With the United States-China relationship in a precarious state, the Trump administration must urgently reassess U.S. policy toward China, a group of prominent China specialists conclude in a new report.

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Despite a Slump, Tax Revenue Has Recovered in 27 States

Tax collections fell in a majority of states in the second quarter of 2016, ending seven straight quarters of growth in total state tax revenue. Despite the slump, the 50-state total and receipts in 27 states were higher than before their plunge in the Great Recession, after adjusting for inflation.

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Birmingham Creates City Development Blueprint with World-Wide Dimension

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a way of investigating or diagnosing the challenges facing their home city that could be used to help improve the lives of city dwellers around the world.

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Despite a Valuable Asset to Lift Families Out of Poverty, Earned Income Tax Credit Often Goes Unused, Tax Expert Says

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Investors Beware: Snap’s Secrecy at Odds with IPO

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America's Biggest Secret or Life in a Culture of Pay Secrecy?

My eight-year-old daughter received the classic Hasbro Game of Life as a holiday gift this past year. What caught my attention right away while playing the game with her were the salaries.

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The Secret Behind Darden Capital Management’s Success Beating Benchmark Returns

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A feature on UVA Darden School of Business' Capital Management, the club and class that gives students the ability to manage part of the endowment, and shows great results.

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Economic Sabotage Found in New Examination of Nixon Tapes

University of Delaware economics professors Burton Abrams and James Butkiewicz recently took another listen to recordings Richard Nixon made while in the White House. They emerged with evidence that Nixon knew his 1971 New Economic Policy was dangerous but pushed it through to further his agenda.

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Want to Help American Business? Open America’s Borders

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Cocktail of Bacteria-Killing Viruses Prevents Cholera Infection in Animal Models

Oral administration of a cocktail of three viruses, all of which specifically kill cholera bacteria, protects against infection and prevents cholera-like symptoms in animal model experiments. The findings are the first to demonstrate the efficacy of a preventative, oral phage therapy.

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Banks Hold Major Information Advantage Over Other Investors

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Maybe Gordon Gekko was right when he said that information was the most valuable commodity of all. A new study showing major investment advantages for banks in countries where public economic data is scarce seems to support that claim by the fictional corporate raider in the 1987 movie Wall Street.

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Live Webcast to Focus on How the Financial System Is Shaped by Physicists

In a live webcast February 1, James Weatherall will tell the story of how innovative physicists and mathematicians have shaped global finance since the Second World War.

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Shootings in U.S. Schools Are Linked to Increased Unemployment

A Northwestern University study has found that economic insecurity is related to the rate of gun violence at K-12 and postsecondary schools in the United States. When it becomes more difficult for people coming out of school to find jobs, the rate of gun violence at schools increases. The study reveals a persistent connection over time between unemployment and the occurrence of school shootings in the country as a whole, across various regions of the country and within affected cities.

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UTEP Bilingual Border Expert Available to Discuss NAFTA and U.S./Mexico Border and Trade Issues

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Study: Tax-Return Delay Could Hurt Low-Income Families

Millions of low- and moderate-income Americans who claim certain tax credits will have to wait weeks longer than usual this year for their federal income tax refunds because of a new law aimed at reducing fraud.The delay could prove costly for countless families “in relatively vulnerable financial circumstances,” finds a new study from the Brown School and the Tax Policy Center.

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U.S. Abandoning TPP, Opportunity for China

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Trump’s Immigration Policy Profits Few, Hurts Most

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Dangerous Infectious Diseases: Bad News for Main Street, Good News for Wall Street?

While infectious diseases may be dangerous for the general public, they are good news for stock market investors and traders, says a new study from the University of Portsmouth.







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