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Teacher pension plans plagued by debt

Most public school teachers are enrolled in defined benefit (DB) pension plans, in which retirement income is determined by a complicated formula. Currently, states across the country are facing significant shortfalls in ...

dateOct 03, 2016 in Economics & Business
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Identifying ecstasy's dangerous path

In an important discovery in the battle against the United States' growing drug epidemic, a Michigan State University economist has found the Carolinas could be a hotspot for the trafficking and production of the drug Ecstasy.

dateSep 28, 2016 in Economics & Business
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