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2015-03-09 12:33:09

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Government today announced it will host a complimentary webinar with BGOV analysts Loren Duggan and Danielle Parnass and Bloomberg News

2013-07-09 16:30:00

Agricultural subsidies are responsible for making those processed and energy-dense foods that contribute to the American epidemic of obesity the most affordable options for consumers.

Can Supply-Side Economics Solve Global Pollution Problems?
2012-04-14 05:14:40

An alternate solution for managing fossil fuel emissions and climate change was released this week by Bard Harstad of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. The study, titled “Buy Coal, A Case for Supply-Side Environmental Policy,” proposes that known but unexploited fossil fuel deposits can be bought by climate coalition (first-world) countries and kept out of the market.

2009-07-17 08:06:16

The European Union's mammoth farm subsidy program has become sprawling and unfocused, agricultural economists said. The $71 billion program that now subsidizes rural development and exports, also includes funding for landowners, meaning the wealthiest Europeans receive bigger subsidy checks than small farmers, The New York Times reported Friday. A small farmer might receive a $600 subsidy, while the Queen of England last year qualified for $778,812 in subsidies to offset costs of running a...


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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