Business and Economy

Energy
3:31 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

'Not On My Land': Southern Residents Fight Building Of Palmetto Pipeline

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 5:58 pm

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Energy
3:31 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

In Arctic Drilling Debate, A Dispute Over Cleanup Preparedness

Originally published on Mon May 18, 2015 8:12 pm

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TED Radio Hour
7:24 am
Fri May 15, 2015

How Can Trusting Strangers Fuel An Economy?

Rachel Botsman speaking at TEDGlobal 2012.
James Duncan Davidson Courtesy of TED

Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Trust And Consequences

About Rachel Botsman's TED Talk

The new currency of this economy is trust, says Rachel Botsman. Companies that rely on sharing invest in what Botsman calls "reputation capital."

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TED Radio Hour
7:18 am
Fri May 15, 2015

How Do You Get Your Colleagues To Trust You?

"[Trust is] the willingness to sacrifice for another human being." — Simon Sinek
James David Duncan Courtesy of TED

Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode Trust And Consequences

About Simon Sinek's TED Talk

How do you create trust? Management theorist Simon Sinek says it starts with a leader who makes people feel safe.

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Business Intelligence Report
6:08 am
Fri May 15, 2015

Cultural Center Solution In Sight, Oklahoma Pop Museum Funding Closer To Approval

American Indian Cultural Center And Museum

State lawmakers had a lot of tourism and recreation projects on their plates this week - specifically one museum in Oklahoma City, and another in Tulsa.

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Planet Money
4:20 am
Fri May 15, 2015

'Planet Money' Does The Math On 'The Six Billion Dollar Man'

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 6:57 am

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Business
4:16 am
Fri May 15, 2015

SEC Investigates Bogus Bid For Avon

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 6:57 am

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Goats and Soda
4:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

What It Takes To Lift Families Out Of Poverty

More than 1 million people in Peru earn less than the equivalent of about $450 each year.
Courtesy of Michael Rizzo/CGAP

Originally published on Sat May 16, 2015 6:50 pm

Eighteen years ago, Dean Karlan was a fresh, bright-eyed graduate student in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He wanted to answer what seemed like a simple question:

"Does global aid work?" Karlan says.

He was reading a bunch of studies on the topic. But none of them actually answered the question. "We were tearing our hair out reading these papers because it was frustrating," he says. "[We] never really felt like the papers were really satisfactory."

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Michel Martin, Going There
4:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

What's Driving The Motor City Forward Now?

Six months after declaring bankruptcy was over, can Detroit celebrate?
Paul Sancya ASSOCIATED PRESS

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 1:13 pm

For decades, when most Americans thought about Detroit, they probably thought about the auto industry, or maybe the music of Aretha, Smokey or Diana Ross and the Supremes. More recently, they might have thought of Detroit as the poster child for municipal bankruptcy. But what about now, as the city faces a new chapter?

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NPR Story
4:04 am
Fri May 15, 2015

House Republicans Vote To Cut Amtrak's Funding

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 6:57 am

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