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Researcher Considers The Role Of Morality In Modern Economic Theory

Written by The Florida State University on Thursday, 03 June 2010 15:45.

worldwide financial crisis in 2008, which led to what many in the United States now call the “Great RecessionThe worldwide financial crisis in 2008, which led to what many in the United States now call the “Great Recession,” has caused researchers to rethink traditional economic theories of financial markets and the corporate world. Even renowned financial theorist Michael Jensen, whose widely cited work has laid the foundation for the broad use of stock options as an executive compensation tool, has called on his fellow researchers to incorporate “integrity” into their economic models.

Outstanding Career Public Servants Wanted: American University Recognizes Excellence in Public Service

Written by American University on Thursday, 03 June 2010 15:47.

American University's School of Public Affairs announced today that nominations for its 2010 Roger Jones AwardsAmerican University's School of Public Affairs announced today that nominations for its 2010 Roger Jones Awards for executive leadership and commitment to career development are still open. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, June 4, 2010.

Your Money Really Matters

Written by By Michael G. Shinn, CFP on Thursday, 27 May 2010 21:41.

Having free will, we are in constant conflict between our Having free will, we are in constant conflict between our needs and our wants. The battle continuously rages for our resources, our time and our relationships. The enemy is omnipresent and constantly attacks us. We are being subjected to a war withinourselves and we don’t even know who we are fighting. The casualties of these inner personal wars are all around us. They can appear as the  financially overextended or even bankrupted; they can be either stressed out, chemically dependent or even mentally ill; they can be in a family feud or divorce court or even end up on the police blotter.

Housing Needs to Evolve for Aging Population

Written by University of Arkansas, Fayetteville on Thursday, 27 May 2010 20:08.

One major aspect missing from recent health care reform conversations is housing, especially with regard to the aging population of the United States, according to three University of Arkansas researchers who have collaborated on a new book:  One major aspect missing from recent health care reform conversations is housing, especially with regard to the aging population of the United States, according to three University of Arkansas researchers who have collaborated on a new book: Just Below the Line: Disability, Housing, and Equity in the South.

Texas Tech Expert: Kagan Likely To Receive Confirmation, Political Standing Not Quite Clear

Written by Texas Tech University on Thursday, 13 May 2010 16:54.

Elena Kagan as the Supreme Court Justice to replace John Paul Stevens, one Texas Tech University political science expert says Kagan’s cBarring a scandal or other bizarre circumstances between now and the vote to confirm Elena Kagan as the Supreme Court Justice to replace John Paul Stevens, one Texas Tech University political science expert says Kagan’s confirmation appears almost a given.

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