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Study: Death rates rising in middle-aged whites

...ages 45 to 54 have risen by half a percent per year since 1998, said the authors, Anne Case and Angus Deaton of Princeton University.The increase started in the late 1990s and probably is related to the increased availability around that time...
Nation and World
Princeton economist wins Nobel India. How poor countries treat young girls. The link between income inequality and economic growth.The Princeton University economist's research has raised doubts about sweeping solutions to poverty and about the effectiveness of aid...
Nation and World
My Turn: Numbers that speak volumes, community prides and good health."Wealth matters, but only to a certain point. A new study from Princeton University looked at two dimensions of happiness - emotional well-being and life evaluation. Life evaluation refers to...
Greece strikes deal, avoids chaotic euro exit

...starting point the current government put them in."But Ashoka Mody, visiting professor of international finance at Princeton University, says the deal just repeats policies that have already failed."The economics of this program have been set...
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Clinton to make boosting wages key to plan

...Clinton for the nomination and has made economic inequality the chief plank of his campaign.Alan Blinder, a Princeton University economist and former economic adviser to President Bill Clinton, said the former first lady has expressed interest...
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Today in history

...shot to death by federal agents and local police at a farm near East Liverpool, Ohio.On this date:In 1746, Princeton University was first chartered as the College of New Jersey.In 1797, French balloonist Andre-Jacques Garnerin (gahr-nayr-AN...
My Turn: Oligarchy in America

A recent study done by two professors at Princeton University and Northwestern University concluded that the USA is an oligarchy, not a democracy. The conclusion was reached after the researchers...
Speedskaters taking their turns on Juneau ice

...teaches more than 500 kids a year. Perles went to high school in Fairbanks, earned a degree in economics from Princeton University, an MBA from Harvard, and was the first female Rhodes Scholar from Alaska, earning an economics doctorate from...
A tourist in one's own town

...we arrived in Skagway and were met by Father David Swantek, a fine young priest who is the Catholic chaplain at Princeton University spending his second summer in Skagway's parish of St. Therese. After a train ride on yet another spectacular...
Judge accepts plea deal for Joshua David Burger issue" that was resolved.Burger, 37, a former Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. employee who graduated from Princeton University with a degree in economics, avoided a jury trial by taking the plea deal offered by the state and pleading guilty...


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