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Drought Extends, Crops Wither

Drought Extends, Crops Wither | Microeconomics | Scoop.it
An analysis by The New York Times looks at the widely varying effects of this summer’s heat and drought on crops critical to the nation’s farm economy.
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Beyond Profit: A Talk With Muhammad Yunus

Beyond Profit: A Talk With Muhammad Yunus | Microeconomics | Scoop.it
The founder of the microfinance discusses his fight to protect the Grameen Bank the future of social business.
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Nobel Prize for economics awarded to two U.S. economists - CNN.com

Nobel Prize for economics awarded to two U.S. economists - CNN.com | Microeconomics | Scoop.it
Alvin E. Roth of Harvard University and Lloyd Shapley of UCLA have been awarded the Nobel Prize in economics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said Monday.
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iPhone 5 sets a sales record; 2 million pre-orders in 24 hours - Apple 2.0 - Fortune Tech

iPhone 5 sets a sales record; 2 million pre-orders in 24 hours - Apple 2.0 - Fortune Tech | Microeconomics | Scoop.it
Double the 1-million first-day orders recorded last year by the iPhone 4S


FORTUNE -- Based on first-day orders, the iPhone 5 is the fastest-selling device Apple (AAPL) has ever released.
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Young adults drop out of the job market

Young adults drop out of the job market | Microeconomics | Scoop.it
Much of the drop in the August unemployment rate is due to shrinking labor force, driven by so many young adults no longer looking for work.
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How Napoleon Chagnon Became Our Most Controversial Anthropologist

How Napoleon Chagnon Became Our Most Controversial Anthropologist | Microeconomics | Scoop.it
Napoleon Chagnon tramped through a rain forest, uncovering the lives of indigenous tribes. But to some, he’s anything but a hero.
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US trade deficit points to growth

US trade deficit points to growth | Microeconomics | Scoop.it
A narrowing in the US trade deficit during December raises hopes that the economy was stronger in the final quarter of 2012 than first estimated.
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Why young Americans are not buying cars

Why young Americans are not buying cars | Microeconomics | Scoop.it
Younger consumers have been shunning cars over the last five years, some say in favor of the Internet.
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The driest season: Global drought causes major worries - CNN.com

The driest season: Global drought causes major worries - CNN.com | Microeconomics | Scoop.it
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the land surface temperature in the Northern Hemisphere was the warmest ever in July.
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