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December 31, 2012
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MSU Professor Provides ‘Social Class for Dummies’

Matthew Diemer, associate professor in MSU’s College of Education, talks about his paper “Practices in Conceptualizing and Measuring Social Class in Psychological Research.” Social class has been linked to health, college attainment and other important outcomes, but the best ways … Continue reading

December 29, 2012
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Migrants strangle France alive

It seems that migration policies of a leading country in Europe, France, are seriously changing. The country is no longer able to hold back the crowd of migrants, many of whom do not want to integrate into the social and … Continue reading

September 13, 2012
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U.S. Poverty Rate Levels Off in New Report: UMD Expert

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Newly released U.S. Census figures show the poverty rate essentially leveled in 2011 – beating the expectations of many experts who had predicted a fifth straight increase, says Professor Douglas Besharov, an expert on poverty and … Continue reading

March 23, 2012
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Recovery Continues for U.S. Economy, Adding 5 Million Jobs

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— America’s economy will continue its recovery this year and next as it adds nearly 5 million jobs and unemployment falls below 8 percent, say University of Michigan economists. “The performance of the U.S. economy during much of … Continue reading

February 19, 2012
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Economic Forecast

*No silver bullet but hope for economy remains, experts tell audience at UD* Analogies abounded at the 2012 Economic Forecast, where speakers compared monetary policy to turnpike driving, fiscal policy to an empty toolbox and investing to “finding the least … Continue reading

January 25, 2012
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2012 Economic Forecast from UMD Business Faculty

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A weak housing market, tight credit for small businesses, no significant growth in the banking sector, anemic consumer spending, and modest sales for retailers – that’s the outlook for 2012 according to experts at the University … Continue reading

August 17, 2010
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18 Signs that America is Rotting Right in Front of Our Eyes

Sometimes it isn’t necessary to quote facts and figures about government debt, unemployment and the trade deficit in order to convey how badly America is decaying.  The truth is that millions of Americans can watch America rotting right in front of their eyes by stepping out on their front … Continue reading