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2014-09-02 20:22:37

FORT LEE, N.J., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is written by Patrick R. Romain, editor in chief of The Weekly Leaf: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142166 The standing of the United States will likely weaken over the next several years, setting the country on a path to become an also-ran middle tier power by 2035. By most measures and indicators that bear on future performance and strength, America's advantage over other countries is disappearing - fast....

2014-08-12 12:41:28

Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates Nobel laureates and aspiring young economists from all over the world to discuss models and concepts in Lindau later this month In the aftermath of the global financial crisis and the ensuing economic and political disruptions, inequality has re-emerged as a central focus of public debate. The drivers of rising inequality of income and wealth and the various scientific models for counteractive measures will be among the central topics debated among 17...

2014-08-11 12:24:23

On-Going Trend Gives Top 5% Nearly Half-Trillion Dollars In Added Annual Income In 2012 NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jobs gained during the economic recovery from the Great Recession pay an average 23% less than the jobs lost during the recession according to a new report released today by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) under the leadership of President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson. The annual wage in sectors where jobs were lost during the downturn was...

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...


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