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2010-10-18 17:32:54

Rice University scientists study global trade using evolutionary theory By applying the same rules that explain how genomes evolve, Rice University physicists have shown that the world economy is more sensitive to recessionary shocks and recovers more slowly from recessions now than it did 40 years ago, due to increased trade globalization. Their findings are available online and will appear in an upcoming issue of the Physical Review Letters. "Standard economic theory suggests that trade...

2010-09-20 06:00:00

Clean Cookstoves: Changing the Energy Paradigm in Kenya MONUMENT, Colo., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Josie Noah, Commitments Senior Associate, Environment & Energy for the Clinton Global Initiative announced that The Paradigm Project was selected as representing "an exemplary approach to addressing challenges in Environment and Energy." Paradigm, a first year member of the Clinton Global Initiative, was selected from a large pool of contenders in the their category. Neil...

2010-09-08 11:10:00

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- An economic impact study released today by a public-private partnership concludes that an intermodal rail and warehousing complex at the Cooper Yard/Macalloy site would create hundreds of permanent jobs from the Lowcountry to the Upstate, as well as generate millions of dollars annually for the State of South Carolina. (Photo: http://www.photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/FL61207 ) (Photo:...

2010-08-27 07:10:00

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Fee Technology, Inc., a provider of financial software solutions that improves company profitability and value, announced that the technology behind the company's flagship product, Profit Solver(R), has been awarded a U.S. Patent. Granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office only to inventions that have passed rigid tests for uniqueness and usefulness, the patent covers Fee Technology's "Systems and Methods for determining labor, fees and profits."...

2010-08-04 07:18:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NewCardio, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI) a cardiac diagnostic technology provider, announced today that, in collaboration with a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider that signed a Master Services Agreement (MSA) for the use of NewCardio's QTinno(TM) software solution earlier this year, the first revenue generating study has been completed. NewCardio successfully installed QTinno at one of their Phase 1 units, enabling...

2010-07-21 12:01:00

ACCF-SBE Council Economic Impact Study Finds Bill Could Cost 1.9 Million Jobs in 2030 WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With economy and jobs ranking as top priority for U.S. voters looking forward to November midterm elections, the American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) and the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) today unveiled a comprehensive study, which shows the harmful ways that a major policy initiative being debated in the Congress -- the...

2010-07-14 06:40:00

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you try to save money with little success? Are you truly getting ahead financially, or do you find yourself treading water? Raymond Kallaher, Jr. has an important message for you: "You can't save your way to financial freedom! Inflation & taxes will eat you alive!" In his revelatory new book "Planning for Success in Today's Changing Economy!" (published by iUniverse), he provides a revolutionary new business model for getting back on...

2010-06-08 07:00:00

BOSTON, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SEIZING THE WHITE SPACE: Business Model Innovation for Growth and Renewal, by Mark W. Johnson, Chairman of the strategic innovation consultancy Innosight, has won several prizes, made the bestseller list in Canada and is collecting critical acclaim both in the U.S. and abroad since its publication by Harvard Business Press earlier this year. Johnson's book, which is based on a McKinsey Award-winning article in Harvard Business Review, focuses on how to...

2010-05-24 13:54:30

Engineers bring a critical perspective to the economic models and mathematical predictions that are used to influence public policy, says Iowa State mechanical engineer W. Ross Morrow. "With these quantitative models, people in policy and economics tend to take them at their word," said Morrow, an Iowa State University assistant professor of mechanical engineering with a courtesy appointment in economics. "Engineers bring a great skepticism about what the models say. They ask, 'What evidence...

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2010-05-04 07:20:00

Graduate student David Ortega describes his research project working with professors and students in China to assess Chinese consumer preferences and willingness-to-pay for certain pork safety attributes Throughout much of the last century, China's centrally planned, closed economy made the country an insignificant player in the global trading system. Today, having gone from a sleeping giant to one of the fastest growing economies, China is considered the "poster-child" for economic growth....


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