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Newswise Feature Channel: Economics



This Breaking News channel highlights experts, research, and feature stories on the economic issues in the U.S., including sub-prime lending, the credit crunch, recession talk, Wall Street, and related economic news.



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RTI International's Gary Zarkin Named Distinguished Fellow

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:05:48 EST

(image) RTI International has named renowned expert in behavioral health economics, Gary Zarkin, Ph.D., an RTI Distinguished Fellow. The appointment of Distinguished Fellow, the highest level in RTI's Fellow Program, honors exceptionally talented individuals whose internationally recognized scientific accomplishments have made a significant impact on society.



NYU's Mishra Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:00:00 EST

New York University Professor Bhubaneswar "Bud" Mishra has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the organization announced today.



Violence a Matter of Scale, Not Quantity, Researchers Show

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:00:05 EST

(image) Researchers at the University of Notre Dame studying violence found the larger the population of a society, the smaller its war group size, proportionally -- which means fewer casualties in a conflict.



NYCEDC Analysis: NYC Is the Hub for Opportunity in Education Technology

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:05:52 EST

NY EDTECH WEEK, the global education innovation festival in New York City taking place December 18-20, 2017 at New York University will spotlight and build upon the analysis released by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) which shows the city is the national leader in EdTech opportunity, as the industry continues to see growth across wages, job opportunities, and venture capital investment.



Cancer Survivors and Financial Stress: The Hidden Secret No One Discusses

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:00:00 EST

So you've been diagnosed with cancer. Perhaps you've undergone chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or a combination of these. Your doctors tell you that you are doing well or perhaps not. Now, the bad news. The bills start piling up: medical bills, pharmacy bills. You haven't been able to return to work. How often does this scenario happen? In the January issue of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, researchers from Newcastle, United Kingdom, and from Cork and Dublin, Ireland, surveyed nearly 500 survivors of colorectal cancer in Ireland on both financial strain and stresses.



University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Awarded $900,000 State Grant to Support Connected Systems Institute

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:30:42 EST

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is giving the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee $900,000 to support a public-private partnership focused on improving productivity through the Internet of Things, a network of devices that collect and exchange information.






Energy, Economy, and the Earth: The Benefits of Creating Feedback Loops

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:00:06 EST

(image) Scientists reduce uncertainties in future climate prediction by directly coupling an energy-economy model to an Earth system model.



Corporate Accountability: How a Company Proves Its Character

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:05:32 EST

(image) The public has growing expectations for business to address pressing social needs, and the world of instantaneous communication has empowered all of a company's stakeholders to be 24/7 auditors. This post begins the conversation the late Professor James Rubin and co-author Barie Carmichael explored in their forthcoming book, Reset: Business and Society in the New Social Landscape.



Vanderbilt Expert on What to Expect When You're Expecting a Government Shutdown

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:05:20 EST

Vanderbilt political scientist Bruce Oppenheimer weighs in on all things related to the possible government shutdown--how much time Congress will try to buy, what deals need to be made, who's to blame and more.



Cornell Researchers Boost Barley, Brewing Industry in New York

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:05:00 EST

Researchers in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University are leading a multi-year project aimed at bringing malting barley back to New York and helping farmers take advantage of the economic opportunities offered by the crop.



New Study Finds Federally-Funded Technology Saved Medicare $9 Billion

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 12:00:00 EST

A new study quantifying a 21-fold return on investment suggests an efficient -- and non-partisan -- method to cut healthcare spending is to invest in basic research. The paper tracks how a new technology aids doctors in reducing the number of unnecessary drug injections used to treat a blinding condition called wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD)



More Than Meets the Eye: How Operational Risk Rocked the Financial Sector Foundation

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:05:30 EST

(image) How banks respond to regulations and manage risk isn't always what it seems. Research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) by Brian Clark, assistant professor of banking and corporate finance at the Lally School of Management with Alireza Ebrahim of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency studied this concept closely.



Experts on CA Wildfires, Wildfire Smoke and Birthweight, Smoke and Pollution Link, and More in the Wildfires News Source

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:30:54 EST

The lastest research and experts on Wildfires in the Wildfires News Source



Five Wichita State University Student Teams Win Second Annual Koch Innovation Challenge

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 11:05:04 EST

(image) Five student teams from Wichita State won the university's second annual Koch Innovation Challenge.



Auburn University Expands Research Engagement with State, Regional and National Partners

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 09:00:19 EST

Auburn University President Steven Leath has launched a new research and development program to drive collaboration with leading businesses, industries and government agencies.



NY Hop Growers Face Challenges to Meet Rising Brewery Demands

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 13:05:11 EST

The New York craft beer industry is really hopping. From 2012 to 2016, the number of breweries more than tripled, from 95 to 302 (break)- and the industry contributes $3.5 billion to the state's economy annually. This surging craft-brewing industry is spilling into agriculture, specifically in the demand for hops, a key ingredient in beer.



Who Will Ultimately Pay for the $1 Trillion Deficit?

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:05:01 EST

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The Unexpected Way International Business Influences U.S. Politics

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:05:25 EST

(image) Corporations in different industries tend to donate to the same political candidates when their board members serve on the boards of international companies, too.



Do You Know These 5 Ways to Protect Your Credit?

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 05:00:25 EST

(image) As you start your holiday shopping, San Diego State cybersecurity expert Dr. Steven Andres offers his best advice on safeguarding your money and your identity.