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Economists see labor shortage as workers retire

“Economic progress should manifest itself in falling poverty, but over the past 10 years, the trend in poverty rates has been up,” [Northeastern University Economics Professor] Clayton-Matthews wrote in the report. He suggested greater investment in the state’s “human capital” through programs such as early childhood education and workforce development could help close the income gap…
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Published On: October 17, 2014 |
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Iran struggling with ecological problems

Professor Kamran Dadkhah spoke on the environmental and ecological issues facing Iran in this AzerNews story…
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Published On: October 6, 2014 |
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Cutting Wages Is Hard to Do: Why That’s Bad for Unemployment

Bloomberg Business Week, September 18, 2014..
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Published On: September 30, 2014 |
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Boston Mayor Walsh looking to create more innovation districts in the city

Economics Chair William Dickens has accepted Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s official invitation to join the Neighborhood Innovation District Committee. ..
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SJC rules Tesla can sell cars directly: State dealer group had tried to block electric car maker

The Boston Globe, September 16, 2015..
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Iran could have nuclear technology on certain conditions

Trend News Agency, September 17 Economics Professor Kamran Dadkhah commented on the nuclear talks between Iran and the P5 +1 group.  link to article  

Published On: October 1, 2014 |
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Why Federal Watchdogs Are Barking More about Mergers

  The shift to more searching reviews of merger proposals has been building gradually in recent years. “Over a period of time, they [the agencies] are way better at taking apart efficiency claims,” John E. Kwoka, an economics professor at Northeastern University, said in an interview. “There was a much greater deference to claimed efficiencies…
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Published On: November 24, 2014 |
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Work at Today’s Wages Beats ‘Moral’ Unemployment

Carolina Journal Online, September 11, 2014..
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Published On: September 29, 2014 |
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Job market red hot for those with the right skills

The Boston Globe, September 7, 2014..
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Published On: October 6, 2014 |
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Aid to the rescue: New research suggests that development aid does foster growth—but at what cost?

An August 16th article from The Economist cites the work of Assistant Economics Professor, Osborne Jackson…
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Published On: September 29, 2014 |
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