Posts Tagged ‘production possibilities’

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    Gender Issues: The Second Glass Ceiling

    Jan 21, 13 • 155 Views • Gender Issues, HouseholdsNo Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School A recent study shows that the glass ceiling not only pertains to employment, but also to marriage.  The results demonstrate that as women earn more than their husbands, the frequency of those

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    Saudi Women

    Jun 24, 11 • 217 Views • Developing Economies, Gender Issues, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    It is tough for a Saudi Arabian woman to get a driver’s license. Only in rural areas might you see women behind the wheel. Even with recent protests, imagine, to get to work, to pick up groceries, to take a child to the doctor, you need a man. And, if

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    Flying Snakes and Economic Growth

    Nov 24, 10 • 228 Views • Government, InnovationNo Comments

    Sometimes the federal government spends a tax payer’s money in unexpected ways. According to the Washington Post, scientists funded by the Department of Defense are studying snakes that can fly. Slightly venomous, sort of air-slithering, these Southeast

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    Change in South Africa?

    Feb 27, 07 • 139 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Last night the Oprah special on the Leadership Institute for Girls was on TV. I only saw the last 20 minutes, but I was amazed at the project she put together. These girls were so excited to go to school. It got me thinking about the gap between kids in