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In the week ending February 28, leading stock markets around the world faced their worst week since the financial crisis of 2008. And things could get worse.
New technology has created new options for women in Jordan.
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Research reveals a complicated relationship between surveillance and freedom, as surveillance activities allow for greater autonomy for women hoping to work in Jordan.
Don’t sleep on the job.
The more businesses encourage their employees to sleep well, the better their employees perform.
Kementerian Sekretariat Negara Republik Indonesia
Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement has some apparent implementation challenges.
It is harder for stay-at-home moms to return to work than for stay-at-home dads.
Stay-at-home parents have a hard time reentering the workforce after spending time away.
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Navies, and other security agencies, won't be able to improve maritime security as long as root causes on land are not addressed.
Jazz Gunung Banyuwangi 2012.
The number of tourists visiting Banyuwangi have jumped five fold in the last couple of years, thanks to the innovative local government.
A shale gas well pad in Pennsylvania contains storage tanks.
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Fracking in Pennsylvania has led to disadvantages in state school districts.
It’s just dollars and cents.
An economist who has studied new ways to improve measures of gross domestic product explains what GDP is and how it could better reflect an economy and the well-being of its inhabitants.
On July 21, 2019, Iranian Revolutionary Guards patrolled near the British-flagged tanker
Stena Impero, anchored off the Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas.
The assassination of the Iranian general could have lasting effects on energy markets. Which countries could benefit from it and which could be negatively affected?
More workers are demanding the flexibility to work out of the office.
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More workplaces are allowing employees to telecommute, but there are still barriers to more flexible arrangements.
Men make more money in women-dominated fields, such as teaching.
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Men who work in female-dominated fields tend to get more prestige and higher wages.
Turkey is cheaper than ever before.
Turkey has become easier to produce over the years, making it easier on American wallets – with some environmental benefits as well.
Media and others prepare the stage for the Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta.
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Health care, immigration and trade have been hot topics during the campaign and are likely to come up during the fifth Democratic debate.
United Airlines officials testify after United physically forced a customer off a Chicago flight.
United Airlines faced a public relations nightmare when they dragged a man off a flight in 2017 – until the blame shifted back to the victim.
South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivers the mid-term budget statement at parliament, Cape Town, South Africa, 24 October 2018.
President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Finance Minister Tito Mboweni appear to have good intentions for the economy. But that's not enough.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez advocates for a $15 minimum wage in addition to tips in New York.
The restaurant industry as a whole hasn't been a huge supporter of the fight to increase minimum wage – but it should be.
The border closure has affected goods from other West African countries.
Efforts to increase trade within the continent are being undermined from the start
WeWork wanted to be a lot more than a shared workspace.
Adam Neumann both controlled and managed the co-working company he founded in 2011. A finance scholar explains why that can be a serious problem in venture capital-backed startups.
A convenience store worker hands out candy to trick-or-treaters on Halloween.
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Which candies count as candy in the eyes of the tax law? The answer often depends on one ingredient.