The tenets of Social Darwinism may have lost favor long ago, but the rise of political populism in the 21st Century continues to support the maxim that "the strong survive", and are most adept at leading during challenging ...
Children born in East Germany shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall suffered from poor parenting from "risk loving" mothers and were 40 per cent more likely to commit crimes as adults according to a new study.
In a tough economic environment dominated by increased competition for jobs, minimising uncertainty has become a key challenge for chief executives.
Tomorrow's offshore oil will be highly viscous – and it will be a heavy job to bring it ashore. But newly-won knowledge is offering hope for fields that today would have been turned down by the economists.
A new study from The Pew Charitable Trusts, "Making Hard Choices: Navigating the Economic Shock of Unemployment," examines how American families cope with unexpected financial setbacks and how those periods of economic uncertainty ...
Vestas, the world's top wind turbine maker, said Wednesday it was seeing the fruits of an extensive restructuring programme as it announced an annual loss but said quarterly sales were higher.
Around 77 million European citizens aged between 25 and 64 have no - or low - formal qualifications, stresses a new report published by the European Commission. This is nearly one third of Europe's population. Unemployment ...
Port Lincoln tuna are bigger, healthier and happier when they are kilometres offshore, according to a study by University of Tasmania researchers.
Profit at India's Infosys Technologies rose 4.9 percent in dollar terms for the September quarter, the company said Friday, missing expectations amid tepid demand from global clients struggling with economic uncertainty.
Worldwide spending on information technology is expected to grow six percent this year in constant currency, a slight dip from 2011, a research firm said Monday.