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Arizona State University Studies Economic Impact of Republic Services

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We recently asked the Seidman Research Institute at Arizona State University to assess our economic impact. Researchers evaluated operations, payroll, purchases, and taxes, as well as secondary economic effects like consumer goods, services and the housing market. 

ASU calculates the total economic impact of Republic's operations to be $9.5 billion in Gross Domestic Product. That amounts to $1.4 billion in tax revenue per year. 

Meet Harvard University's 2015 Amgen Scholars: Alaina Bever & Alexi Choueiri

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ALAINA BEVER

Seattle University | Mechanical Engineering and Biology

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Research Interest/Area: Bioengineering and Immunology

The Big Picture of Oil and Our Troubles by Leif Wenar

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If we are going to pursue sustainability as an operating principle of our planet, then it can't remain business as usual when it comes to the buying and selling of oil as we are denying and acting against the basic principle that a country belongs to its people.  An especially treacherous situation made worse when coupled with the bad, old rule, 'Might Makes Right.'

Don Beyer and Bloomberg Chairman Peter Grauer Launch Initiatives Promoting U.S. Competitiveness with Women’s Economic Empowerment

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Originally posted by Rep. Don Beyer

“Women are the backbone of our economy, and it is time Congress had their back,” Rep. Don Beyer said today as he announced a “Men for Women” House Caucus to promote economic growth through women’s empowerment.

SXSW Eco Announces Final Keynote and Full Conference Lineup

SXSW Eco®, a conference that celebrates the power of design, technology and business to drive global change announced their full conference lineup for the 2015 event
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Originally posted on PR Newswire.

Creating Good Work: Applied Chutzpah

by Ron Schultz
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Entrepreneurs of all stripes take chances. It’s part of the job description. When those chances have to do with creating good work - those efforts taken to be of benefit to others and the community - the leap across the abyss of economic uncertainty is no greater or worse. However, the consequences of failure somehow feel much worse. You’re not just letting yourself down, you’re letting down all those you had envisioned to serve.  

Inside the War on Coal

How Mike Bloomberg, red-state businesses, and a lot of Midwestern lawyers are changing American energy faster than you think.
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TD Economics looks at the Impact of ‘Green’ Buildings on the Toronto Condo Market

Special Report: TD Economics
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May 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ - TD Economics has released a special report titled “The Market Benefits of Green Condos in Toronto.”  

The report shows that:

Economists Anthony Culyer and Alan Maynard Named Co-Recipients of the 2015 William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research

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ARLINGTON, Va., and DEERFIELD, Ill., May 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Anthony (Tony) John Culyer, CBE, BA, Hon DEcon, Hon FRCP, FRSA, FMedSci, and Alan Maynard, OBE, BPhil, Hon DSc, Hon LLD, Hon MFPHM, MMEDSci, have been named the 2015 recipients of the William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research. The Prize, awarded by The Baxter International Foundation and the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), will be presented on June 4, 2015, during the AUPHA Annual Meeting in Miami.

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