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  • September 17, 2019

    Is climate change pushing people in developing countries below the poverty line?

    According to a report by the Global Commission on Adaptation, by 2030, climate change could push more than 100 million people in developing countries below the poverty line.
    According to a report by the Global Commission on Adaptation, by 2030, climate change could push more than 100 million people in developing countries below the poverty line.
  • September 13, 2019

    Friday news roundup September 13, 2009

    Women are losing out to online and automated retail and Tunisians go to the polls this weekend. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Women are losing out to online and automated retail and Tunisians go to the polls this weekend. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • September 12, 2019

    US denies temporary protected status to Bahamian hurricane survivors

    White House announces that it will not grant temporary protected immigration status to people evacuating from the Bahamas after the archipelago was devastated by Hurricane Dorian.
    White House announces that it will not grant temporary protected immigration status to people evacuating from the Bahamas after the archipelago was devastated by Hurricane Dorian.
  • September 10, 2019

    Gender bias in job ads – an issue for multinational companies

    In Mexico discrimination on the basis of sex remains common practice.
    In Mexico discrimination on the basis of sex remains common practice.
  • September 09, 2019

    US hiring remains slow but steady

    In August, US employers added 130,000 jobs amid global economic weakness and President Trump’s trade war with China.
    In August, US employers added 130,000 jobs amid global economic weakness and President Trump’s trade war with China.
  • September 06, 2019

    Friday news roundup September 6, 2019

    More active children do better in tests than their sedentary peers and Turkey's president calls on the international community for more logistical support in managing the Syrian refugee crisis. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    More active children do better in tests than their sedentary peers and Turkey's president calls on the international community for more logistical support in managing the Syrian refugee crisis. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • September 05, 2019

    Syrian refugees are not negatively affecting Jordan’s labor market

    Providing legal work opportunities to Syrian refugees does not appear to be detrimental to the Jordanian native job market.
    Providing legal work opportunities to Syrian refugees does not appear to be detrimental to the Jordanian native job market.
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