Researchers at University of Illinois at Chicago will get a $950,000 grant for a three-year study to help city governments respond to recessions.The study will look at how city governments can adjust to the global economy and plan for sustainable growth.Researchers hope to help cities handle issues
A number of new studies indicate that even in our present tough economic times charitable giving remains a strong component of the American way of life: Last year Americans gave more than $290 billion to their favorite causes despite the struggling economic climate.I explore what this means in the v
At the height of the recession, we heard more and more about the "mancession." But as we see signs of economic recovery, men are starting to gain some of those jobs back. Where does that leave women? Are they benefiting from the recovery, too?
President Obama went to the Pentagon today to announce a broad, new defense strategy that includes hundreds of billions of dollars in cuts to the current military budget. The president said that despite the cuts, the U.S. would maintain its military "superiority."
The Occupy movement has been a learning experience for everyone, including Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, president of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership and Beliefnet.com blogger.He gives his take on religious congregations' reaction to Occupy Wall Street.
Thanks to the feverish coverage of the European debt crisis, we know that Germany is the economic engine that’s kept the Eurozone afloat. The Germans attribute their success in large part to their dual education system.
After a NATO attack that killed more than 20 Pakistani troops, the already-sour relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan got even worse. Vali Nasr, an international politics professor at Tufts University, explains the implications.