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National Geographic/GlobeScan Study Reveals Increased Concern About Environment

4 days ago − National Geographic Society
WASHINGTON (Sept. 26, 2014)—A new global analysis released today by the National Geographic Society and GlobeScan finds that concern about environmental problems has increased in most countries surveyed, and that more people now expect global warming will negatively affect them during their lifetime than in 2012. Despite this, National Geographic's Greendex, a comprehensive measure of consumer behavior in 65 areas related to housing, transportation, food and consumer goods, shows…
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Morgan
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New ESF-cofunded Feasibility Study Calls for a Single European Researcher Development Framework
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National Geographic/GlobeScan Study Reveals Increased Concern About Environment

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Sociology

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Education, Learning
The Plus Side of Population Aging

6 days ago − International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Around the world, people are living longer and having fewer children, leading to a population that is older, on average, than in the past. On average, life expectancy in developed countries has risen at a pace of three months per year, and fertility has fallen below replacement rate in the majority of Europe and other developed countries. …
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1 months ago − Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates
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Business
Good Working Relationships Between Clients, Bankers Can Reduce Defaults

17 hours ago − Massachusetts Institute of Technology
You've probably seen advertising campaigns in which banks describe how much their customer relationships matter to them. While such messaging might have been cooked up at an ad agency, it turns out there is some truth underlying these slogans. As a newly published study co-authored by an MIT professor shows, strong working relationships between bankers and clients reduce the likelihood of loan delinquencies and defaults, at least in…
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Economic Growth
The Plus Side of Population Aging

6 days ago − International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Around the world, people are living longer and having fewer children, leading to a population that is older, on average, than in the past. On average, life expectancy in developed countries has risen at a pace of three months per year, and fertility has fallen below replacement rate in the majority of Europe and other developed countries. …
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Stock Markets
Study Identifies Upside to Financial Innovations

1 months ago − USC Marshall School of Business
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