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Global Gender Gap report finds modest improvements

The World Economic Forum has released its latest annual Global Gender Gap report, which looks the gap between men and women in 142 countries when More...

The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you

Dual Citizen, a U.S. consulting group, has released the latest edition of its Global Green Economy Index, which ranks the environmental sustainability of national economies. The More...

What if we had measured poverty differently for the past 50 years?

Based on the Census Bureau’s recent report on poverty using the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM), the 2013 poverty rate is 15.5 percent in the United States, More...

How to fix a broken labour market: Goar

Canada holds the unhappy distinction of doing the worst job in the western world of capitalizing on its talent. We have the most highly educated More...

New report responds to urgent need for U.S. public library transformation

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new report released today from the Aspen Institute looks at how – in an age of instant and More...

12 learning moments at #EDAC14

The annual conference of the Economic Development Association of Canada (EDAC) was held in Calgary in September 2014. Here are some of the highlights of information that More...

The new global centers for talent

Richard Florida at CityLab takes a look at a new study by the Boston Consulting Group and The Network, a recruiting firm, that  identifies the world’s leading cities More...

The divided city

Richard Florida at CityLab takes shares some findings of  recently released research on income inequality in American cities he coauthored with several of his colleagues at the Martin Prosperity More...

Want an easy life? Try Canberra, Australia

Alan Flippen at the New York Times takes a look at the findings of the recent Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development “How’s life in your region?” research More...

PayPal Opens Wallet to Bitcoins and Targets Apple

The online transaction giant announced in a recent blog post that it would start to allow web retailers using PayPal to also accept payments made More...

Canada not a nation of part-time workers, TD report finds

Is Canada becoming a nation of part-time workers? The answer is no — at least not yet, according to a report published Thursday by TD More...

Women are more likely to secure Kickstarter funding than men

Joe Pinsker at The Atlantic takes a look at a recent study that found women are more likely to secure Kickstarter funding than their male counterparts. These More...