Latest Socioeconomics Stories

2013-11-19 23:01:26

Rick Rudman joins Covenant House’s “Sleep-Out to Support Homeless Youth” program to raise funds and awareness for homeless children in the United States, Canada and Latin America Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing software and consulting services, today announced that Vocus Chief Executive Officer Rick Rudman will sleep outside to help combat the growing epidemic of youth homelessness. “Sleep-Out to...

2013-11-19 12:44:23

With the temperature outside falling, the plight of the homeless during the winter months is coming into sharper focus. New research by a University of Pittsburgh professor—showing that competition can spur the homeless to save more—offers a possible insight into helping the homeless improve their future prospects. The paper, titled “Competition As a Savings Incentive: A Field Experiment at a Homeless Shelter” and written by faculty members at the University of Pittsburgh and...

2013-11-06 23:01:32

Come visit one of the Benevolence Health Centers before Christmas and see how Benevolence Health Centers are helping minorities and economically disadvantaged communities. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 At the heart of Los Angeles, Medicare, Medi-Cal, Private insurance and other public programs only cover 83% of patients. What happens to the other disadvantaged, often single parent families, which fall between the cracks of the medical health programs? According to the...

2013-11-04 23:25:02

A recent survey conducted by FlexJobs highlights the benefits for employers who offer flexible work options, such as increased loyalty, reduced employee turnover, and cost savings. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 A recent survey conducted by FlexJobs, the leading site for finding telecommuting and other flexible work options, revealed that 83 percent of the 1,300 respondents said that they would be more loyal to their employer if they had flexible work options. Adding to that...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).