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2013-10-01 15:36:18

In response to past economic crises such as the Great Depression, Americans demanded government policy solutions to widespread unemployment and rising income insecurity. But a new study in the October issue of the American Sociological Review found that public support for government efforts to address social problems actually declined in the wake of the 2008 economic crisis. "We found it surprising that as the Great Recession emerged, the American public moved quickly toward lower levels...

2013-09-24 23:30:44

Improved governance including Public Financial Management (PFM) reform and Government Resource Planning (GRP) solutions associated with improved government effectiveness reduced debt loads. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 FreeBalance, a leading vendor of Government Resource Planning (GRP) software, today published a study comparing 10 governments using FreeBalance solutions at the national level found that countries operating FreeBalance have been outperforming other countries...

2013-09-19 23:19:18

McGeough Lamacchia Realty says the housing market will benefit from the Federal Reserve’s decision that it will not taper the bond buying program. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The Federal Reserve released a statement* Wednesday at 2:00 PM that it will not taper quantitative easing, the $85 billion-a-month mortgage bond purchasing program designed to keep interest rates low to encourage people to borrow and invest. The Fed said it needed to see more improvement in the economy...

2013-09-18 23:25:22

In 2009, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe introduced a new family of trillion Zim-dollar banknotes that went into circulation. Scripophily.com has a limited supply of these notes that are being offered to customers. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Scripophily.com®, the Internet’s largest buyer and seller of collectible stock and bond certificates, is offering authentic Fifty Trillion Dollar Banknotes for all purchases over $200. The banknote was issued from the Reserve Bank...

2013-09-18 23:20:35

LoanLove.com looks at the three biggest indicators used to make mortgage interest rate predictions. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 LoanLove.com is a borrower advice website that provides detailed insights into the mortgage industry in a fun and entertaining way. The team at LoanLove.com is devoted to help empower both first time and experienced homeowners with valuable resources, first-class knowledge and connections to top-rated industry professionals and has the mission of...

2013-09-18 13:02:42

Researchers say 'urgent action' is needed to prevent further deaths In a paper published today on bmj.com, researchers are suggesting that the 2008 global economic crisis could be to blame for the increase in suicide rates in European and American countries, particularly among males and in countries with higher levels of job losses. In 2008, the International Labour Organization estimated that the number of jobless worldwide would reach approximately 212 million by 2009, an increase of...


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