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House Price Growth When Children are Teenagers: A Path to Higher Earnings?

House Price Growth When Children are Teenagers: A Path to Higher Earnings?
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

This paper examines whether a rise in house prices that occurs immediately prior to children entering college has an impact on their earnings as adults.

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Business And Economics

Navigating Controversy as a Complex Search Task

Navigating Controversy as a Complex Search Task
Source: Microsoft Research

Seeking information on a controversial topic is often a complex task, for both the user and the search engine.

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Social And Cultural Issues

Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant Youth

Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant YouthImmigrat (PDF)
Source: Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Immigration issues are tricky. There are many ways in which your immigration status—whether you’re a green card holder or undocumented—can impact your ability to get a job, go to college, or even remain in the United States.

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Asylum applications in industrialized world soar to almost 900,000 in 2014

Asylum applications in industrialized world soar to almost 900,000 in 2014
Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

The UN refugee agency reported on Thursday that the wars in Syria and Iraq, as well as armed conflicts, human rights violations and deteriorating security and humanitarian conditions in other countries, pushed the number of asylum applications in industrialized countries to a 22-year high last year.

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The UN World Water Development Report 2015, Water for a Sustainable World

The UN World Water Development Report 2015, Water for a Sustainable World
Source: United Nations

The 2015 edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report (WWDR 2015), titled Water for a Sustainable World, will be launched at the official celebration of the World Water Day, on March 20.

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Business And Economics