News tagged with economic growth

Computer chip sales up in July

Worldwide semiconductor sales rose 37 percent in July over a year ago and were 1.2 percent higher than the previous month, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) said Monday.

dateAug 30, 2010 in Semiconductors
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Consequences of being rich

A new study of biological invasions in Europe found they were linked not so much to changes in climate or land cover, but to two dominant factors - more money and more people. Wealth and population density, ...

dateJun 16, 2010 in Ecology
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Microfinance tied to economy, study finds

A nation's economy plays a surprisingly large role in the success or failure of microfinance - the practice of making small loans to farmers or business owners too poor to provide collateral, according to a study led by a ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Economics & Business
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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 ...

dateDec 18, 2009 in Environment
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