News tagged with economic growth

Not easy being green

(PhysOrg.com) -- It was a battle to save a cherished piece of nature from the forces of economic growth. Preservationists formed groups to present their case, and public figures across the country spoke up ...

Dec 18, 2009
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UN says hunger stunts some 200 million children

(AP) -- Nearly 200 million children in poor countries have stunted growth because they don't get enough to eat, according to a new report published by UNICEF Wednesday before a three-day international summit on the problem ...

Nov 11, 2009
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Mobile phones ring in growth in emerging markets

Once just a simple telecommunications tool, the mobile telephone has in recent years become a driver of economic growth in emerging countries, experts said at one of the industry's biggest fairs.

Oct 07, 2009
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Study links gridlock to slow job growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- Commuters well versed in the physical and psychological tolls of traffic congestion can now add an economic effect to the list. A new UC Irvine study found that places with sluggish commutes ...

Jan 26, 2009
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