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Monday, November 19, 2018

Editorial and Op-Ed

Health care still eating the economy

Health care costs are not as much in the news nowadays. A big reason might be that cost growth has slowed in recent years....

Making capitalism work better for workers

For years, economists have puzzled over a question crucial to the well-being of American workers: Why does the law of supply and demand no...
A WORK IN PROGRESS: ­Competing agencies and their often at-odds agendas continue to make development in Providence less robust than it might be. 
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PAMELA BHATIA

State, local regulations still hampering development in R.I.

The opening of a March 2015 PBN story, titled “Why is it so hard to build in Providence?” sounds eerily familiar to those reading...

The disconnect between education and career readiness and how to fix...

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a question most of us were asked in our youth, and over the...

Fane tower debate key to future

Topic No. 2 on development is the Hope Point Tower, the nearly 600-foot residential skyscraper being proposed by The Fane Organization.Almost two years since...

What’s wrong with the 2% inflation target?

In 1996, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan had an exchange with Janet Yellen, then a member of the Fed’s Board of Governors, that presaged...

Bank of America limits risk, reward

Bank of America’s investors just got more evidence that taking the slow and steady road is paying off but that there is a trade-off...

Bill is now due for decades of neglect of public school...

After decades of neglect, the bill is finally coming due for the most-urgent repairs and upgrades needed at the state’s aging primary- and secondary-education...

Don’t wait for a hack to fight cyberthreats

Still think you are too busy, or too small, to focus on cyberthreats to your business?Consider this sobering data from Francesca Spidalieri, senior fellow...

Avoiding academic rigor mortis

The world is changing, and with it, education. Today’s children are taught with Smart Boards instead of chalkboards, in virtual classrooms instead of one-room...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

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