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Economics / Business - 16.01.2017
Left wingers twice as likely to punish companies for tax avoidance, study finds
Left wingers twice as likely to punish companies for tax avoidance, study finds
Left wingers are twice as likely to punish companies which aggressively avoid tax, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The study, published today in Journal of Business Research , examines how consumers react to media reports about company tax strategies and whether political ideology affects these reactions.

Economics / Business - 12.01.2017
Enterprise R&D investment of over CHF 15 billion in 2015
Enterprise R&D investment of over CHF 15 billion in 2015
Neuchâtel, 12.01.2017 (FSO) - Enterprises in Switzerland devoted more than CHF 15.7 billion to their research and development activities (R&D) in 2015.

Economics / Business - 12.01.2017
Ocean acidification to hit West Coast Dungeness crab fishery, new assessment shows
Ocean acidification to hit West Coast Dungeness crab fishery, new assessment shows
The acidification of the ocean expected as seawater absorbs increasing amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere will reverberate through the West Coast's marine food web, but not necessarily in the ways you might expect, new research shows. Dungeness crabs, for example, will likely suffer as their food sources decline.

Career - Economics / Business - 11.01.2017
Research zeroing in on Fresno, shows $15 California minimum wage has big impact on pay, none on jobs
Research zeroing in on Fresno, shows $15 California minimum wage has big impact on pay, none on jobs
Berkeley – For the first time, economists at the University of California, Berkeley have measured the likely pay and job impacts of California's scheduled statewide $15 minimum wage increase by 2023. The law will raise wages for 5.26 million workers in California over the next six years, they say.

Economics / Business - Career - 10.01.2017
America's best child poverty-fighting program' It's spelled EITC
America‘s best child poverty-fighting program’ It’s spelled EITC
New research from UC Berkeley shows that the Earned Income Tax Credit is the most effective poverty-fighting program for children in the U.S, and encourages families to work more because it rewards additional earnings. The work by Berkeley professor of economics and public policy Hilary Hoynes and others, which assesses the impacts of anti-poverty programs, is highlighted in a policy brief for the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment.  'This is the first assessment of both the direct and indirect impact of the EITC on poverty.

Economics / Business - Health - 05.01.2017
Job clubs could help reduce depression in people through unemployment
Job clubs could help reduce depression in people through unemployment
Job clubs could be effective in reducing depression in people experiencing the effects of unemployment, particularly those at high risk of depression, an NIHR-funded study has found. Many people feeling depressed and anxious because of financial hardship do not seek help from their GP.