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Can Services Enable Growth In Low-Income Nations?

Can Services Enable Growth In Low-Income Nations?

Can Services Enable Growth In Low-Income Nations? Several high-level reports have raised the concern that low-income countries, especially in Africa, are experiencing premature de-industrialization. Services Economies Too Soon? The concern is that they are growing without transforming. Have the latecomers to development missed the boat? Although these concerns are well placed, Africa’s growth seems to […]

B Corporations: Worker-Owned Home Care Coops 1st In Their Industry

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B Corporations: Worker-Owned Home Care Coops 1st In Their Industry

Two home care agencies are taking the lead in publicly committing to the triple bottom line—people, planet, and profits—through their certification as B Corporations. The Bronx-based Cooperative Home Care Associates (CHCA) and Home Care Associates (HCA) of Philadelphia, two worker-owned, cooperative home care agencies, are the nation’s first home care companies to earn B Corporation certification. In United States […]

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Record One-in-Five Households Has Student Loan Debt, Burden Greatest On Young, Poor

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Record One-in-Five Households Has Student Loan Debt, Burden Greatest On Young, Poor

By Richard Fry, Pew Research Center— Nearly one out of five (19%) of U.S. households owed student loan debt in 2010. That’s more than double the share two decades earlier and a significant rise from the 15% that owed such debt in 2007, just prior to the start of the Great Recession, according to a […]

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