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More Proof That American Teachers Are Underpaid And Deserve More Respect

Just another reason to appreciate these superheroes.<p>Here's one more indication that American teachers work really, really hard -- and don't make nearly enough.<p>An analysis released Tuesday by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development looks at the state of education around the world, …

Education

Teachers Make Less Than Peers in Almost Any Other Job

The image of teachers as underpaid and overworked, laboring in the trenches of an increasingly ramshackle public school system, has become a staple …

New & Notable: 8 High-Tech Home Security Gadgets

In our high-tech world, keeping your home fully protected is easier than it's ever been. Vastly more sophisticated than those blaring door alarms of …

What Businesses Need to Know About Sustainable Development Goals

<i>Dave Wheeler FOR HBR</i><p>The UN General Assembly held its regular meeting in New York this fall. But this year its purpose was different – and with significant implications for the future of the human condition. More than 190 member countries committed to “eliminate poverty in all its forms everywhere” …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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20 of the best books by the most influential thinkers in business

Since 2001, the Thinkers50 organization has hosted what the Financial Times has dubbed the "Oscars of management thinking," an award ceremony for the top 50 management thought leaders whose work has most affected the business world.<p>From elite business-school professors to insightful career coaches, …

America's companies might be running out of people to hire

The number of employers saying that they can't fill open jobs is surging while the number of people being hired each month is starting to fall.<p>In short, something looks wrong in the labor market.<p>In a note to clients Wednesday, Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macro wrote that, "One of …

China Vs. United States: A Visual Tale Of Two Economies

The United States has had the world’s largest economy for about 140 years, and it roughly accounts for 22% of global GDP. <b>However, in recent times</b> …

Homeless emergency declared in Hawaii

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hawaii is a place many go to kick back, relax and enjoy the good life.<p>But for others, it's a land of struggle.<p>That's why its governor on Friday signed an emergency proclamation to tackle homelessness in the state, saying the measure will help turn around the lives of young and …

Homelessness

China vs. United States: A Tale of Two Economies

<i>For a larger version of this infographic, click here.</i><p>The United States has had the world’s largest economy for about 140 years, and it roughly …

Economic Development

1% of the human population now holds half of the world’s wealth

During the first debate between Democratic candidates for the US presidential nomination, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders thundered about America’s “rigged economy.” It is wrong, he underlined, “that 57% of all new income is going to the top 1%.” But this gap is not just an American …

Middle-class

Deloitte CEO: The Fortune 500 will look a lot different in 10 years

“What will the <i>Fortune 500</i> look like 10 years from now?” That’s what Cathy Engelbert, the CEO of Deloitte, asks new hires at interviews.<p>The tables …