News tagged with economic growth

Google eyes online consumer index to track inflation

US Internet titan Google is readying its own "Google Price Index" based on a vast database of online purchases, providing a daily measure of inflation, said a top company official quoted Tuesday in the Financial ...

Oct 12, 2010
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Rich getting richer, data shows

A new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), using data provided by McMaster economist Mike Veall, suggests that Canada's richest continue to get richer at a much faster ...

Dec 02, 2010
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Culturally correct sustainable initiatives

Scientists studying way of protecting the environment while encouraging economic growth have mapped cultural and spiritual vulnerabilities for the first time, thus giving new a dimension to the notion of sustainability.

Apr 05, 2013
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Tightest job market ever for China's college grads

(AP)—Chemistry student Jiang Wenying graduated three years ago and decided the job market was so tough she might as well go back to school for a graduate degree. Now she's finding it even worse, in what ...

May 29, 2013
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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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Forest management for a changing world

When it comes to devising a forest management strategy, recommendations for rotation lengths, thinning years and thinning intensities are usually made. However, a new EU-funded study from Finnish researchers ...

Aug 28, 2012
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