News tagged with economic prosperity

GDP predicts auto sales worldwide

Personal income, interest rates and the price of gas all influence auto sales, but a country's gross domestic product alone is a good indicator of new sales, says a researcher at the University of Michigan ...

dateFeb 20, 2013 in Economics & Business
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India's uranium mines cast a health shadow

Gudiya Das whines as flies settle on her face, waiting for her mother to swat them while she lies on a cot in Ichra, one in a cluster of villages around India's only functioning uranium mines.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Environment
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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 ...

dateJan 26, 2009 in Other
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