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April 7, 2020

Economics professor Bob Williams presents conference paper At the Allied Social Science Association Conference which took place in San Diego on Jan 3, Professor of Economics Bob Williams presented a...

Climate concerns raised in U.S. report

November 30, 2018

The Trump administration’s denial of climate change has not stopped government researchers from publishing their findings. The U.S. Global Change Research Program released its National Climate Assessment...

Global income gap continues to grow

November 16, 2018

According to a 2017 Oxfam report, the eight richest people in the world own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world. The report blamed aggressive wage restraint, tax dodging and the squeezing of...

North America sees NAFTA replacement

November 2, 2018

After nearly 25 years as the outline for trade in North America, NAFTA is set to be replaced by the newly negotiated United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The result of a campaign promise by President...

As middle class falls, crime rises in Latin America

October 26, 2018

According to the Pew Research Center, the crime rate has fallen in the United States over the past 25 years. However, while rates of violent crime have dropped in the United States, they have stayed high...

Rohingya face difficulty in Myanmar

April 6, 2018

The Rohingya are an ethnic minority, the majority of which are Muslim. They primarily reside in the Rakhine state of western Myanmar. The state of Myanmar reflects the larger ethnic Burmese attitude that...

Global economic impact could lead to recession

February 19, 2016

What do the domino effect and global economics have in common? In the same manner that one Communist nation can politically affect a neighboring government, an economic expansion or contraction in one...

The cost of global climate change: dollars and natural disasters

October 23, 2015

$1.2 trillion this year. $369 trillion by the end of the next century. The price-tag on climate change is enormous. This May, atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration reached a global record of 400...

Economic changes okay for China, bad for US

September 18, 2015

China has long been the fastest growing economy and the most desirable to invest in. Now, as a result of an economic crash, their once amazing economic growth has downgraded. Starting in June, the Chinese...

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