Archive: 29/11/2012

When good service means bad behavior

Economists and professionals praise the merits of competition, as it leads to lower prices and improvements in quality. But in the automobile smog-testing industry, competition can lead to corruption and even public health ...

dateNov 29, 2012 in Economics & Business
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'Wake-up call' for higher education

Joseph E. Aoun, pres­i­dent of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, said America's higher-​​education system has flour­ished because of its social com­pact with the country's cit­i­zens. As part of that agree­ment, insti­tu­tions ...

dateNov 29, 2012 in Social Sciences
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