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Latest Economic inequality Stories

2012-04-05 14:03:11

New research reveals the surprising economics behind the high U.S. teen birth rates, and why Texas teens are giving birth at triple the rate of Massachusetts youth: high income inequality and low opportunity cost.

2012-03-07 20:20:07

Two Brazilian physicists have shown that wealth concentration invariably stems from a particular type of market exchange rules – where agents cannot receive more income than their own capital.

2011-09-20 12:34:15

Early on, Sweden was a country where poor children had a good chance of ending up financially stronger than their parents.

2011-08-23 21:19:39

Pretty much everybody thinks they're better than average.

2011-06-17 01:54:15

How researchers classify and quantify causes of death across a population has evolved in recent decades.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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