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A UGA study shows world’s largest anti-poverty program is succeeding politically, not economically

Economic programs can be an effective way for governments to fight insurgents, according to new research from the University of Georgia. But the biggest success of India’s National Rural Economic Guarantee Scheme, the world’s largest anti-poverty program, has been political — not economic, said Laura Zimmermann, an assistant professor of economics and...

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University of Georgia unveils 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2017. The program began in 2011 and celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of UGA graduates who are under the age of 40. This year's class includes alumni from a variety...

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Fanning Institute hosts summer leadership program for migrant youth

A summer leadership program at UGA prepares migrant youth to help themselves and their communities. Twenty-five migrant youth from around Georgia attended the Leadership Without Limits summer program from June 5-15, hosted by the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development. During the program, the high school-age students...

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Georgia Sea Grant funds project to enhance jellyfish industry

A Georgia Sea Grant-funded project will help protect turtles and enable fishermen trawling for cannonball jellyfish to operate more efficiently. Georgia fishermen recently conducted several 30-hour cannonball jellyfish trawling trips to test the turtle excluder device, which is similar to the TED for shrimpers first developed...

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Say-on-pay laws are doing their job, UGA study finds

When shareholders have a say on executive pay, CEO salaries decline and company valuations rise, according to a University of Georgia study. By analyzing financial data from more than 17,000 publicly traded companies in countries that have passed say-on-pay laws and countries that haven't, researchers found...

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First Class of the Shareholder’s Society

The benefits are boundless. There’s the Terry Women’s Initiative, a program committed to the recruitment, retention and advancement of students through their college careers and beyond, and since its inception has helped hundreds of women achieve academic and career goals. Or the Entrepreneurship Program, giving students the...

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