Jamie Coleman reflects on well-rounded university experience When Jamie Coleman looks back on the past four and half years that she spent studying at the University of Wollongong (UOW), she is confident that she made the most of every opportunity. From short-course exchange to cheerleading, from the student law society Read More
by: Mackenzie Stasko Posted: Oct 13, 2021 / 07:37 PM EDT / Updated: Oct 14, 2021 / 12:48 PM EDT RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – A group of 118 first responders and other City of Raleigh employees have hired an attorney to fight the city’s new COVID-19 employment mandate. They call Read More
People fetch water outside a copper and cobalt mine run by Sicomines in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 30, 2015. Reuters-Yonhap Chinese infrastructure-for-minerals deals across Africa are coming under growing scrutiny amid concerns that the promised benefits have failed to materialize.In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, President Felix Read More
Consumers are feeling inflation everywhere from groceries to rent to gas prices. Above, customers shop for fresh fish in San Francisco in 2021. Justin Sullivan via Getty Images Another day in this pandemic-wracked economy, another installment of “inflation through the roof.” The latest reading on consumer prices came out today Read More
“Latinx is just a word that is reaching for a better way to capture the diversity within Latinx cultures and Latinx people,” said professor Laura E. Pérez. “If it ends up largely becoming a homogenizing marketing tool, people may find a new term.” (AP photo by Stephen J. Carrera) UC Read More
Optimism about the U.S. economy‘s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is fading as the turnaround faces mounting headwinds from both a labor shortage and supply chain disruptions, according to a survey of American CFOs. The CFO Survey, a collaboration of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the Federal Reserve Read More
In the 10 years since the nation’s congressional and state legislative maps were last redrawn, a record-breaking number of states passed ballot measures intended to make the process more bipartisan and transparent. But with map-drawing now underway, the rubber of those reforms is meeting a very bumpy road. Why We Read More
by WRAL TechWire — October 12, 2021 . RALEIGH – From tech giants like IBM and Cisco to healthcare providers, employers are struggling to hire—and retain—workers. Small businesses, which drive much of America’s economy and create millions of jobs, are fighting to find talent, too. And the inability to recruit talent to Read More
Sen. Warren Daniel, left, instructs legislative staffer to draw a congressional plan with his aide (right) on Oct. 6, 2021. Photo: Yanqi Xu As lawmakers began drawing voting district maps last week, voting rights advocates and Republican lawmakers differed sharply on the fairness and adequacy of the process. According to Read More
Quotes Fuqua School of Business professor Campbell Harvey The post Labor and Material Prices Seem to Be Rising for the Long-Term appeared first on News.
Harvard psychologist appeals to our rational faculties in new book By Colleen Walsh Harvard Staff Writer DateOctober 13, 2021October 13, 2021 At a time when belief in science appears to be waning, conspiracy theories seem to be on the rise, and many Americans cannot agree on basic facts, Steven Pinker Read More
Summary: The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Price Index was released Wednesday. Duke University economist Connel Fullenkamp is available to comment on the report, especially what it means for future inflation. (Read his op-ed on inflation in Newsweek.) Connel Fullenkamp Bio: Connel Fullenkamp is a professor of the practice and Read More
WASHINGTON – Congress’s quest for definitive answers about what led a mob of Donald Trump’s supporters to attack the Capitol on Jan. 6 appears headed for a historic showdown between the former president and his successor in the White House. The battle lines became more clear Friday, when President Joe Read More
Commentary co-authored by law professor Barak Richman The post The No Surprises Act and Informed Financial Consent appeared first on News.