Engineers bring a critical perspective to the economic models and mathematical predictions that are used to influence public policy, says Iowa State mechanical engineer W. Ross Morrow.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Investment in basic scientific research may be one of the best ways to foster long-term economic growth locally and nationally, according to a report released this week by The Science Coalition.
(AP) -- Cisco said Wednesday that its net income for the latest quarter rose 63 percent from last year, as the economic recovery gave customers the confidence to spend on big-ticket networking gear.
(AP) -- After a slight reprieve in September, U.S. video game retail sales slumped again in October, unable to escape the economic turmoil that's cutting into consumer spending and swelling the ranks of unemployed.
India's third-largest software group Wipro on Tuesday reported a 19-percent rise in net profit and forecast improving demand, underscoring new optimism in the sector.
Infections caught in hospital are costing the Australian healthcare system more than 850,000 lost bed days, according to a new study by Queensland University of Technology.
(AP) -- Comcast Corp., the nation's biggest cable TV systems operator, posted a 53 percent increase in second-quarter profit on Thursday, helped by higher prices and increased customer spending on video and Internet services. ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- The current financial crisis may reduce economic freedom as governments are likely increase intervention in a bid to protect their own economies - according to a study in Pacific Focus published by Wiley-Blackwell. ...
You don't need a crystal ball to tell you what is going to happen next in the economy. You need a statistical model. A new method from North Carolina State University can help researchers determine which economic variables ...
(AP) -- It's a shameless thing to do in an economic crisis.