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Incentive Reform Key to Racial Equity in America’s Cities

Tax increment financing (TIF) and other development incentives have become American cities’ primary means of encouraging local economic development. A new study by the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis finds that TIF incentives could promote racial equity by using greater transparency and more equitable targeting of the locations where tax incentives are used.

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WVU Expert: Media Misses Inter-Personal Violence, Mass Violence Connection

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Expert Studies 'Averted School Shootings'

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Want a Great Employee? Hire a Liberal Arts Major

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In his new book, San José State business professor Randall Stross makes the case for humanities graduates as among the most versatile and flexible workers.

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Why Are Some Presidential Remarks More Memorable Than Others?

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Study Shows Letting Kids Sip and Taste Alcohol Is a Risky Behavior

Parents who allow their young children to occasionally sip and taste alcohol may be contributing to an increased risk for alcohol use and related problems when those kids reach late adolescence, according to a new study by a University at Buffalo psychologist. The findings contradict the common belief that letting kids sip and taste alcoholic drinks is harmless, and might even help to promote responsible drinking later in life.

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Comic Book Expert Calls ‘Black Panther’ a ‘Cultural Milestone’ for Genre

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Part of the reason Marvel’s “Black Panther” has seen so much success is because it came along at the right time both culturally and politically, said Blair Davis, an associate professor of media and cinema studies in DePaul University’s College of Communication. His latest book, “Comic Book Movies,” will be available April 19 through Rutgers University Press.

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NBC's Primetime Olympic Broadcast Features More Male Athletes by Significant Margin

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NBC's primetime broadcast of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games has highlighted men's events significantly more than women's events, according to research co-conducted by the University of Delaware.

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McCombs School of Business to Offer Entrepreneurship Minor

Starting Fall 2018, the McCombs School of Business will offer a cross-campus entrepreneurship minor option to all undergraduate students at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Real Talk: A View From the Obama White House

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management will host a star-packed panel of former Obama administration officials Tuesday, Feb. 20, to discuss the forces that shape the nation’s executive branch.The panel, moderated by alumna Dorothy Tucker, includes veteran staffers from the Obama White House: Roy L. Austin, former deputy assistant to President Barack Obama for urban affairs, justice and opportunity; Don Graves, Vice President Joe Biden’s former director for domestic and economic policy; and Tonya Williams, Vice President Biden’s former director for legislative affairs. The event was coordinated with the help of visiting associate professor Ben Harris, who served as the chief economist and the economic adviser to Vice President Biden.







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