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2014-07-16 08:25:16

Best-selling author Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D. and Fortune 50 CEO Richard Guha optimize corporate valuations by giving every employee $100,000 LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International best-selling author of Optimal Thinking, Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D. and former Fortune 50 President, Richard Guha have a new solution for maximizing revenue and value growth by addressing income inequality: giving every employee $100,000 upon the completion of a top-to-bottom optimization....

2014-07-08 04:21:04

Execs are less inclined than the general population to see inequality as a major problem but more likely to feel increasing taxes on the very rich is the right thing to do NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent Harris Poll found a strong majority of Americans believing economic inequality in the U.S. today is a problem (79%), with over half believing more specifically that it's a major problem (54%). New findings further reveal that U.S. executives are even more likely than...

2014-06-30 23:13:09

AIM Reports Number of High-Paying IT Jobs Continues to Grow Omaha, NE (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 In the latest research from AIM, opportunities for women in IT, Dr. Levi Thiele reports that the continued rate of demand for technical talent presents significant opportunities for women who choose to pursue careers in IT. The number of high-paying IT jobs continues to grow faster than the number of graduates who can fill them. While women earn more than half of all undergraduate degrees, women...

2014-06-28 13:31:27

Imperial College London In a new study, researchers from Imperial College Business School, Columbia University and the University of Maryland found that wealthy individuals in the US can get in relative terms up to 70 per cent times greater returns on their investments than those with modest wealth, when the yields on assets such as stocks and bonds are calculated. The team say that this further widens the income gap between rich and poor and potentially creates disparities in society....

2014-06-15 23:01:13

Debt Consolidation USA explains how consumers can accumulate financial wealth in the midst of wealth gap and income inequality. Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 15, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA explains in an article published last June 11, 2014 how to increase financial wealth faster that just putting money in the bank. The article titled “2 Important Factors To Accumulate Financial Wealth Fast” discussed two ways to achieve this goal without the need to increase income from...

2014-05-23 13:26:04

Brown University The U.S. economic inequality gap has been widening for decades, and research shows that maternal disadvantage may have health consequences for newborns. A review of recent economic research, however, finds that the health of newborns has actually improved nationally in recent years, despite data that would suggest otherwise. "That was really surprising to us," said Anna Aizer, associate professor of economics at Brown University. Aizer and Janet Currie of the National...

2014-05-23 11:16:23

University of Michigan As new research documents growing inequalities in health and wealth, the gap between "haves" and "have-nots" is growing in the field of scientific research itself, says University of Michigan sociologist Yu Xie. "It's surprising that more attention has not been paid to the large, changing inequalities in the world of scientific research, given the preoccupation with rising social and economic inequality in many countries," said Xie, research professor at the U-M...

2014-04-22 04:21:08

Vast majorities count loss of manufacturing jobs going overseas, tax system, influence of big business and very rich individuals among the causes of inequality NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A strong majority of Americans believe economic inequality in the U.S. today is a problem (79%), with over half believing more specifically that it's a major problem (54%). Overall, the perception of economic inequality being a problem in the United States has changed little from 2012 (80%)....

2014-01-03 15:51:23

Global energy inequality lessens, but for how long? The 18th century writer Adam Smith provided a workable metaphor for the way society utilizes resources. In his book "The Wealth of Nations," he argued that even as individuals strive, through personal industry, to maximize their advantage in life, they inadvertently contribute---as if under the influence of a "hidden hand"---to an aggregate disposition of wealth. Well, if Smith were a physicist and alive in the 21st century he might be...


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