Economy Tag

Workplace safety

A safe working environment is one of the most essential requirements for factory workers. It is not just promising safety in physical work but also fixing deficiencies and helping solve work problems. Robert Lieb, a professor of Supply Chain Management at Northeastern University observes the situation of workplace safety in the foreign suppliers of the companies in the U.S.   According to Lieb, regulations enforcing workplace safety...

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  We all savvy that education is a long-lasting jewel; after all, it governs a person’s life ahead. It is contemplated as a primary requisite of society since erudition is wealth beyond price that individuals never lose, whatever the circumstances may be. Moreover, the more knowledge gets dispensed, the more it strengthens.   Elementary education is the initial stage of mandatory education that kids acquire in their first...

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“People make sacrifices when they go to a start-up, they believe in you as a person, they believe in the mission and what you’re building. You know who they’re married to, you know their kids, you know what their financial situation is”, Russ Layton, a Northeastern University graduate and also the chief executive and founder of Sparx Hockey says this when he realises the perils...

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Kelsey Burhans, a graduate in International Affairs and Economics from Northeastern University, has put herself in understanding the Latin American culture and their economies through the aspect of microfinance and financial inclusion. She experienced the culture by working and studying abroad. Kelsey was awarded a prestigious Fulbright fellowship and began with her project in Bolivia, then moved onto Peru. She worked in close contact with...

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Kidwell, Kellermanns, and Eddleston coined the term ‘the Fredo effect’ in the year 2012 to describe a negative force in the family firm that can emerge due to the way parents relate to and interact with their children, and the resulting damage to the firm that those children can cause despite any good intentions they might have.   According to Eddlestone, “The Fredo Effect is about deviance...

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IPO

Private Corporations offers its shares to the public to allow their companies to raise capital from public investors. This phenomenon is called ‘Initial Public Offering (IPO)’ in the economy of investors.  Facebook too had filed an IPO to possibly gain investment as it typically includes share premiums from the public.   David Sherman, professor at Northeastern University analyses Facebook’s IPO. According to him, there is a chance...

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The sudden decline in the prices of the gallon of gas and oil might be good news for the consumers but not so much for the economy as a whole. Here is what Jeffery Born, professor of Finance at Northeastern University and an oil and gas expert in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business, has to say about declining oil and gas prices.   According to him the...

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Health is wealth is an old maxim. We eat to live and not live to eat. We are studying since childhood that one should take a balanced diet. A diet that contains all the nutrients like carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, et cetera in a proper ratio is called a balanced diet. It is useful for proper growth and metabolism. So, considering all this everyone...

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