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Newswise: 2020 Economic Report to the Governor shows uncertainty and moderation, but still healthy growth

2020 Economic Report to the Governor shows uncertainty and moderation, but still healthy growth

Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute today presented the 32nd Economic Report to the Governor to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert at the 2020 Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, hosted by the Salt Lake Chamber. The report has been the preeminent source for data and commentary on Utah’s economy for over 30 years. The consensus forecast predicts increased uncertainty and moderation, but still healthy growth for the state in the coming year.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, Government/Law,

Released:
17-Jan-2020 1:05 PM EST
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Law and Public Policy

Internet use reduces study skills in university students

Swansea University

Research conducted at Swansea University and the University of Milan has shown that students who use digital technology excessively are less motivated to engage with their studies, and are more anxious about tests.

Channels: Addiction, Apps, Education, Internet Trends, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Technology, All Journal News,

Released:
17-Jan-2020 10:55 AM EST
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Women in leadership positions face more sexual harassment

Stockholm University

Power in the workplace does not stop women's exposure to sexual harassment. On the contrary, women with supervisory positions are harassed more than women employees.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Business Ethics, In the Workplace, Women in Business, Sexual Harassment and #MeToo, All Journal News,

Released:
17-Jan-2020 1:35 AM EST
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Professors Create Free Research-Backed Games to Train Your Brain

New York University

University professors from New York and California designed and developed three digital games – available online and in the iOS and Google Play app stores – to help its users’ brains work more efficiently. While some digital games falsely claim to improve cognitive skills, these three games have actually proven to. Evidenced through a series of research studies, these games can help users boost memory, inhibition, and cognitive flexibility.

Channels: Apps, Children's Health, Cognition and Learning, Education, Gaming, Neuro, Technology, All Journal News,

Released:
17-Jan-2020 12:25 AM EST
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Education

Newswise: University of Illinois College of Medicine decreases tuition

University of Illinois College of Medicine decreases tuition

University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois College of Medicine will reduce its tuition rates for all students, beginning with the 2020-21 academic year. The decision was approved today by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

Channels: Back to School, Education, Rural Issues,

Released:
17-Jan-2020 12:15 AM EST
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