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Business school launches magazine

The inaugural issue of the “Central California Business Review” (CCBR) is hot off the press. The new local magazine features a range of topics including the labor market, agriculture and banking. It reports on different economic conditions and will forecast ...

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Business school launches magazine

Fresno State’s Craig School of Business released its inaugural issue of the Central California Business Review which features economic commentary and analysis of future business conditions in the Central Valley. Insights include thoughts on the local economy across multiple sectors, ...

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Valley university partnership could assist local businesses, entrepreneurs

A newly expanded partnership between UC Merced Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network and the Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED) at Fresno State could potentially help local business owners and entrepreneurs with growth strategies and technical assistance. The ...

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Notes & Asides 10-05-11

An article from yesterday’s The New York Times entitled, “Foreign Aid Set to Take a Hit in U.S. Budget Crisis,” said this:

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Freakonomics: A rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything

A rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything.

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Graduation: not the final destination

Week one of each semester is the honeymoon period. The schedule you have committed to is full of promise and excitement, just like any new endeavor. My honeymoon is short lived.

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Clogging the economic pipes

I'm sure you've seen the headlines and the CNN specials regarding the amazing birth of eight babies to Nadya Suleman, 33, a single mother of six children. When the captivating story was first told, people “ooh’d” and “aah’d” from coast to coast. It wasn’t until the story was told in all of its brutal truth that the questions began.

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California Senate stalls on budget, standoff continues

A frustrated California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, unable to persuade just one more Republican to vote on a budget-saving $14 billion tax increase, followed through Tuesday on his threat to send 20,000 layoff notices to state workers.

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Bulldog athletics in the red

From underdogs to wonderdogs, Fresno State’s baseball team saw a miracle last year.

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Boosting economy

As thousands of Fresno State students graduate this month, most of them will be faced with the same predicament – finding a job in Fresno County, where the unemployment rate has risen into the double digits.

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Dan Walters takes on California at symposium

California is essentially ungovernable, the current political system needs to adopt European-style reforms and the needs of college students are largely ignored because young people don't vote.

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