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Barriers Limit Black Households’ Access to Financial Services


While black households see value in using financial planning services, most don’t pursue it due to barriers to entry including large gaps in income and net worth relative to other ethnic groups.
13-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Problem Drinking in Older Adults


Older adults suffering from multiple chronic health conditions and depression are nearly five times as likely to be problem drinkers as older adults with the same conditions and no depression.
12-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Most Valuable Colleagues: What the NBA Can Teach US About Worker Productivity


Some employees could have a halo effect on their peers, according to new research.
11-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Worker-Owned Cooperatives May Help Address Elder Care Deficit


A growing elder care shortage could be eased by worker-owned cooperatives, a little-used business model that also improves the working conditions and the quality of life for caregivers.
5-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Crisis Communication Experts Debate Samsung Galaxy Note7 Global Response

As holiday shoppers scurry to buy the newest electronic gadgets, crisis communication experts from the University of Georgia weighed in on the communication tactics of one of the most well-known global electronics brands-Samsung.
16-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

It Matters Who You Know: Referral Networks in the Labor Market

Half of all workers say they found their current job through a friend or social acquaintance, but “job-referral networks” may help perpetuate inequality, according to new research from the University of Georgia.
13-Dec-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Eat and Be Eaten: Invasive Scavengers in Hawaii Alter Island Nutrient Cycle


Researchers from the University of Georgia have found that invasive species on Hawaii Island may be especially successful invaders because they are formidable scavengers of carcasses of other animals and after death, a nutrient resource for other...
13-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Public Skepticism Would Likely Greet a New Zika Vaccine, UGA Study Says


As scientists race to create a vaccine for the Zika virus, new research from the University of Georgia suggests almost half of Americans wouldn’t be interested in getting the shot even if public health officials recommended it for them.
13-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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