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May 16, 2013
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Development in Brazil: Double cropping helps Brazil’s development

It’s not just about agriculture. Growing two crops a year in the same field improves schools, helps advance public sanitation, raises median income, and creates jobs. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — New research finds that double cropping — planting two … Continue reading

January 7, 2013
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An Interview with Dr. Russ Glenn: ‘China as Superpower’

Dr. Russ Glenn is a lecturer at the Leiden Institute for Area Studies at Leiden University. He focuses on Chinese politics and international relations. Prior to Leiden he completed his PhD at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies … Continue reading

December 20, 2012
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Putin: ‘USA’s get-out attitude to Russia unacceptable’

Russian President Vladimir Putin started his large press conference at midday, December 20th. The conference brought together more than 1,200 Russian and foreign journalists. The head of state started with statistics. According to him, the growth of GDP in January-October … Continue reading

November 23, 2012
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A Country of Two Tales

Confucius Institute director addresses global impact of China’s economy China’s economy has undergone astounding growth during the past 60 years, with its gross domestic product (GDP) climbing from just under $18 billion in 1949 to almost $6 trillion in 2011. … Continue reading

October 30, 2012
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UMD Study: Fiscal Cliff Could Trigger Deep Recession, Fear of Cliff Has Cut GDP Already

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The so-called “fiscal cliff” has already begun dampening the U.S. economy – even before it officially kicks in – and by year’s end will have cut 2012 GDP an estimated six-tenths of one percent, says a … Continue reading

September 9, 2012
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National Deficit Outlook Unchanged Under Obama: UMD Policy Analysis

Public Policy’s Philip Joyce Offers Election Policy Fact Check COLLEGE PARK, Md. – From a public policy point of view, the national debt accumulation since President Obama took office is largely a result of policies put in place prior to … Continue reading

April 26, 2012
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Ageing Population Could Boost Economy

Older people are a benefit, rather than a burden, to the economy and society according to a new report from the UCL School of Pharmacy. The report, Active Ageing: Live Longer and Prosper (produced with financial support from Alliance Boots) … Continue reading

February 12, 2012
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Political Leaders Play Key Role in How Worried Americans Are By Climate Change

COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than extreme weather events and the work of scientists, it is national political leaders who influence how much Americans worry about the threat of climate change, new research finds. In a study of public opinion from … Continue reading