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Research explores the impacts of mobile phones for Maasai women

Added: 07.08.2020 1:20 | 9 views | 0 comments

For a population that herds livestock across wide stretches of wild savanna, mobile phones are a boon to their economy and life. But few studies have investigated how this new technology is impacting the lives of women in Maasai communities, which are traditionally patriarchal. In family units where men exert significant control, often over multiple wives, it is important to understand how phones have impacted gender dynamics.

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Americans’ household debt fell for the first time since 2014 — but that doesn’t mean people are paying off their loans

Added: 07.08.2020 0:00 | 16 views | 0 comments

The pandemic-fueled economic downturn hasn’t led to Americans going into default on their debts yet.

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How basketball could revive African economies

Added: 06.08.2020 20:20 | 25 views | 0 comments

NBA Africa is looking to launch the African Basketball League in order to boost the economy.

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Black LGBTQ Americans face 'harsher consequences' of virus-hit economy

Added: 06.08.2020 18:19 | 9 views | 0 comments

A new survey found 31 percent of Black LGBTQ respondents had their work hours reduced and 18 percent became unemployed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 stimulus standoff is an opportunity to undo Trumpian damage. Here's how.

Added: 06.08.2020 17:27 | 9 views | 0 comments

Today's economic reality is the logical outcome of Trumpian corporatist policy.

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Gold just hit $2,000 an ounce — but that could be a scary sign for the economy

Added: 06.08.2020 17:27 | 6 views | 0 comments

"It's a matter of what does the real economy look like when you take away all the stimulus that's out there," one economist said.

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Encore: Employers start to suspend their 401(k) match

Added: 06.08.2020 17:17 | 18 views | 0 comments

Will employers, as in previous recessions, restore the match as the economy recovers?


Bank of England boss Bailey backs end of furlough scheme

Added: 06.08.2020 15:18 | 23 views | 0 comments

UK economy is still set for worst performance in 100 years according to the UK's central bank.

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Bank of England cautiously upbeat on UK economy, banks and... Brexit

Added: 06.08.2020 15:15 | 6 views | 0 comments



Stocks fight for gains as job market shows improvement

Added: 06.08.2020 14:34 | 4 views | 0 comments

Initial jobless claims last week were the lowest since the pandemic disrupted the U.S. economy in March.


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