News tagged with economic

Research targets costly grapevine disease

The New Zealand wine industry is better equipped to battle a devastating plant pathogen thanks to new research carried out by Vaughn Bell, a PhD candidate at Victoria University of Wellington.

Jul 01, 2014 not rated yet 0

The carbon footprint of flowering trees

Why is it important to understand a tree's carbon footprint? The authors of a new study say this vital information can help consumers appreciate the true benefits of planting trees in landscapes, and can also help differentiate ...

Jun 30, 2014 5 / 5 (3) 0

The economics of fear

When he worked in Africa, development economist Ariel BenYishay noticed small-scale entrepreneurs were often unable to grow their businesses beyond the initial stage, even when the opportunities were obvious.

Jun 30, 2014 4 / 5 (3) 0