Payouts to victims of Colombia’s decadeslong armed conflict suggest benefits may exceed the initial cost
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Contrary to assumptions, low-wage workers lose substantial income in years after layoff
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A new way to classify individuals delivers insights on social divisions and the culture war
Forced sale of assets could stretch illiquidity across industries
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Large-scale data project produces stark conclusion: military technology + agricultural productivity caused the takeoff
Alphabet’s M&A feeds its core business; Amazon’s more likely to push into new areas
Breakthrough technologies are years off for aviation, but incremental improvements are available
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Disregarding data, novices often sail into strong winds
Higher demand from U.S. and China means expanding into new markets
Experienced founders with good products still need great employees to attract early investment, study finds
Building adaptability into an approach improves performance