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Google Inc. is giving researchers nearly a half-million dollars to test the academic value of its rapidly growing online library.
Todd Zywicki and Joshua Wright’s claims (“Durbin’s Antitrust Fantasies,” June 18, 2010) about the payment card market and economic theory are incorrect. MasterCard and Visa compete for card issuers, not for consumers or merchants.
It's one of those dispatches from the world of social science that leave some gloating and some fuming.
In his push to have the Census Bureau count the number of U.S. citizens, Sen. David Vitter, Louisiana Republican, is taking a very parochial approach with his colleagues: Your state could be the one to lose an extra seat in Congress.
President-elect Barack Obama sought to move the economic stimulus debate past broad agreement on the outlines, pushing Congress to overcome squabbles or risk a long recession that threatens America's standing.
UPDATED: Warning of a recession that could last for years, President-elect Barack Obama on Thursday demanded "dramatic action" from Congress to prevent double-digit unemployment and preserve America's world leadership.
The Virginia Department of Education is testing an electronic-transcript program designed to create a faster and more secure way to get transcripts to colleges and universities, said Bethann Canada, director of information management.
The presumed Democratic contenders for Virginia governor in 2009 hope to do something that hasn't been done in nearly 60 years: jump directly from the Statehouse to the governor's mansion.
Much of the news that comes out of sub-Saharan Africa routinely involves civil wars, poverty, famine and government corruption, but "there's a lot of promise in Africa," says Karol Boudreaux, lead researcher for Enterprise Africa.