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Scientists find link between health policies and political favouritism

Open Access Government 20 Oct 2021
A new study reveals that WHO public health policies are poorly implemented in countries where corporations have influence via corruption and political favouritism. The study, published in The Lancet Global Health, found that countries with more corporate influence are less likely to implement WHO public health policies.
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Othering & Belonging Institute updates investigation on Bay Area racial segregation

The Daily Californian 20 Oct 2021
He added he hopes the study will encourage more people, especially young people, to engage in local politics and policies to integrate neighborhoods ... Looking forward, Gambhir said part five of the study lists solutions to reduce segregation, which include mobility strategies, ...
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Is environmentalism in our genes?

Phys Dot Org 20 Oct 2021
As global environmental crises mount, numerous policies have been proposed with an eye toward a more sustainable future ... In many cases, they say, "Environmental interventions, such as policies, may influence heritability," pointing to a need for further study to untangle these complexities.
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Law and policies that protect the most vulnerable against climate-related disaster risks: Findings and Lessons Learned from Kenya

Reliefweb 20 Oct 2021
The aim of the present study is two-fold ... In adding to the discourse on protection of people in vulnerable situations, the study will investigate community participation in the development of CCA and DRR laws and policies, and its potential impact on community resilience.
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East Grand Forks to take another run at fixing rundown roadway

Grand Forks Herald 20 Oct 2021
The new study is meant to update one the city commissioned in 2019. The two-year-old study determined that reconstructing the street and utilities at that intersection would cost about $2.1 million -- a bill that city policy dictates should be paid entirely by nearby property owners.
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Budding Interests | 85% of Humboldt County pot farmers call for co-op support, survey finds

Times Standard 20 Oct 2021
A recent survey from the Center for the Study of Cannabis and Social Policy and Cooperation Humboldt found that the vast majority of local cannabis cultivators want more cooperative support, yet there are almost no cannabis cooperatives on the North Coast ... and Social Policy.
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China to further intensify relief policy support for smaller businesses

China.dot.org 20 Oct 2021
Inclusive benefit policies including time-limited tax and fee cuts will be studied as quickly as possible, and localities encouraged to provide support to MSMEs such as reduction or exemption of rents and utility bills, to lighten their burden and help them tide over difficulties.
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Economics Nobel laureates and the credibility revolution

Indian Express 20 Oct 2021
A classic example of a causal relationship is the impact of education on lifetime earnings — would one extra year of education increase earnings and by what magnitude? Economists embraced the experimental approach to tackle the credibility crisis and to assess the precise causal effect of policies.
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New community initiative to support caregivers of persons with disabilities to be piloted in 2022

Straits Times 20 Oct 2021
The new Community Circles initiative, by SG Enable, CaringSG and the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), is one way the non-profit sector in Singapore innovates and experiments with new ways to achieve social impact, said Minister-in-charge of Social Services Integration Desmond Lee on Wednesday (Oct 20) ... "These policy enhancements are important.
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Chinese premier stresses importance of autumn harvest to food security, stable prices

Sina 20 Oct 2021
At an executive meeting of the State Council, Li also heard a report on energy supplies for the winter, and called for scaled up policy ... Inclusive benefit policies including tax and fee cuts will be studied to give support to micro, small and medium-sized firms, the meeting said.
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1st LD-Writethru: Chinese premier stresses importance of autumn harvest to food security, stable prices

China.dot.org 20 Oct 2021
At an executive meeting of the State Council, Li also heard a report on energy supplies for the winter, and called for scaled up policy ... Inclusive benefit policies including tax and fee cuts will be studied to give support to micro, small and medium-sized firms, the meeting said.
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73% of UAE travelers want to travel in the next year, with Asia and Europe reigning as top destinations after Middle East, according to new traveler research commissioned by Amadeus

Algeria Times 20 Oct 2021
Mobile applications and self-service check in have remained top technologies across all three studies, with the addition of automated and flexible cancellation policies in this final instalment ... In comparison to the previous studies, fears of catching the virus maintain a top concern for travelers, alongside self-isolation, or quarantine.
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CBSE Class 10-12 Board exams in two parts will favour students, know how

DNA India 20 Oct 2021
After the announcement of the new policy, CBSE examination controller Sanyam Bhardwaj on Tuesday said conducting class 10 and 12 board examinations in two parts will reduce the stress level of students ... This will help them to focus on their studies in a better way as per the new National Education Policy (NEP).
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LISD discusses number of proposals

The Lufkin News 20 Oct 2021
The Lufkin school board discussed proposals related to interactive screens, property value study appeal services and revisions to board policies at a work session Tuesday morning. The board discussed a contract between the district and Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP for property value study appeals services.
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Sales tax idea faces hurdles

Houma Today 20 Oct 2021
The proposal received overwhelming support from legislators as well and the concept itself is often cited — in studies and by policy experts — as one of many ways Louisiana can improve its tax structure ... and policy oversight of sales taxes by the state and local governments.”.
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