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Fiscal and Economic Aspects of Book Consumption in the European Union

Fiscal and Economic Aspects of Book Consumption in the European Union (PDF)
Source: University of Southern Denmark

One of the available and yet underappreciated tools in cultural policy at the national level is the reduction of VAT rates for cultural goods and services.

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Business And Economics

Electric Carsharing in Underserved Communities: Considerations for Program Success

Electric Carsharing in Underserved Communities: Considerations for Program Success (PDF)
Source: Greenlining Institute
From press release:

Thanks to legislation enacted last year, SB 1275 (de León), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has taken the first steps to create carsharing programs for electric cars in low and moderate income communities.

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Social And Cultural Issues

Health Care -- 2014 National Quality and Disparities Report

2014 National Quality and Disparities Report
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Insurance rates improved substantially after individuals were able to obtain coverage through provisions of the Affordable Care Act, and the gains in access to care were greater among black and Hispanic adults than whites, according to the 2014 National Quality and Disparities Report released today by HHS’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

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Social And Cultural Issues

Harnessing Immigrant Small Entrepreneurship for Economic Growth

Harnessing Immigrant Small Entrepreneurship for Economic Growth (PDF)
Source: Bread for the World Institute

Immigrant-owned small businesses generate $776 billion in business activity and sustain 4.7 million employees—14 percent of all workers employed by U.S.

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Business And Economics