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Ultimate Fighting Championship Should Save Heavyweight Fights for Pay Per View

2 days ago − University of Missouri-Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts league, has experienced large growth in popularity and economic success in recent years. UFC has achieved this success by marketing to fans who attend live fighting events and who purchase Pay Per View (PPV) options to watch UFC events on television. …
• First Nations Migration Dynamics Are Shaped by Socioeconomic Inequalities − 2 days ago
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• Supercomputers Give Universities a Competitive Edge, Researchers Find − 3 days ago
• Delayed Retirement Could Increase Inequalities among Seniors − 4 days ago
• New Notre Dame Paper Examines Household Production And Asset Prices − 6 days ago
• Immigrants Are Usually in Better Health Than Native Canadians... at Least When They Arrive − 8 days ago
• Lack of Knowledge About New Foreign Markets Hampers International Success − 8 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship Should Save Heavyweight Fights for Pay Per View
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts league, has experienced large growth in popularity and economic success in recent years. UFC has achieved this…
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03-25-15

First Nations Migration Dynamics Are Shaped by Socioeconomic Inequalities
Socio-economic inequalities between First Nations communities, and also between these communities and the non-Aboriginal population of Canada, determine the nature, the intensity and the direction of First Nations migration…
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03-25-15

Preparing for Natural Disasters: What Policies Protect the Vulnerable Consumer?
Despite catastrophic earthquakes, the most vulnerable residents do not take steps to prepare themselves against future disaster, according to a new study in the Journal of Public Policy &…
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Supercomputers Give Universities a Competitive Edge, Researchers Find
CLEMSON, S.C. -- Researchers have long believed that supercomputers give universities a competitive edge in scientific research, but now they have some hard data showing it's true. A…
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03-23-15

Delayed Retirement Could Increase Inequalities among Seniors
Raising the age of eligibility for the Old Age Security pension and the Guaranteed Income Supplement will increase inequalities between older people. "This change will force retired people into…
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03-21-15

New Notre Dame Paper Examines Household Production And Asset Prices
A new paper by Zhi Da, Viola D. Hank Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame, find that residential electricity usage can track household production in…
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A Difficult Climate: New Study Examines the Media's Response to the IPCC
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) periodically releases Assessment Reports in order to inform policymakers and the public about the latest scientific evidence on climate change. The…
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03-18-15

Out-of-wedlock Childbearing Increasingly Common among Educated Women in Latin America
New York (18 March 2015)--"Consensual unions," two people living in the same dwelling in a relationship akin to marriage, have been an integral part of family life in Latin…
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Measuring the Effect of Urban Planning Changes
With a population likely to grow 27% by 2031, putting an end to urban sprawl in Greater Montreal appears impossible for the short to medium term. But it is…
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03-13-15

Nearly 70% of Evangelicals Do Not View Religion, Science as Being in Conflict
Media and popular culture might portray religion and science as being at odds, but new research from Rice University suggests just the opposite. Findings from the recently completed…
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03-19-15

Immigrants Are Usually in Better Health Than Native Canadians... at Least When They Arrive
Research has shown that the health of immigrants is generally better than that of citizens of their host country, at least on their arrival and for some time afterwards.…
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03-16-15

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Economics

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Sociology
First Nations Migration Dynamics Are Shaped by Socioeconomic Inequalities

2 days ago − University of Montreal
Socio-economic inequalities between First Nations communities, and also between these communities and the non-Aboriginal population of Canada, determine the nature, the intensity and the direction of First Nations migration flows. Pursuing educational careers, finding work, and seeking better health and living conditions are the main reasons for First Nations migration. These are the findings of research by Marilyn Amorevieta-Gentil, Robert Bourbeau and Norbert Robitaille, of the University of Montreal,…
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Political Science
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14 days ago − University at Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Political scientists at the University at Buffalo and Pennsylvania State University have published new research investigating how partisan differences in macroeconomic policy have contributed to substantial and rising economic inequality in the United States. …
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Business

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Economic Growth
Ultimate Fighting Championship Should Save Heavyweight Fights for Pay Per View

2 days ago − University of Missouri-Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), a mixed martial arts league, has experienced large growth in popularity and economic success in recent years. UFC has achieved this success by marketing to fans who attend live fighting events and who purchase Pay Per View (PPV) options to watch UFC events on television. …
• Preparing for Natural Disasters: What Policies Protect the Vulnerable Consumer? − 2 days ago
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• New Notre Dame Paper Examines Household Production And Asset Prices − 6 days ago
• Buyer's Remorse - Model Shows People Demand All That Bad News − 9 days ago
• Out-of-wedlock Childbearing Increasingly Common among Educated Women in Latin America − 9 days ago
 
Developing Countries
Actresses Must Be Picky About with Whom They Work to Survive in Movie Industry

15 days ago − American Sociological Association
WASHINGTON, DC, March 12, 2015 -- Actresses need to be pickier than men about with whom they work if they want to survive in the movie industry, suggests a new study. …
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Stock Markets
New Notre Dame Paper Examines Household Production And Asset Prices

6 days ago − University of Notre Dame
A new paper by Zhi Da, Viola D. Hank Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame, find that residential electricity usage can track household production in real time and helps to price assets. …
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