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Local Economics Professor Offers Advice To Teach At University Level

Jobs in education remain in constant demand and typically command outstanding salaries, benefits and job satisfaction.


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Summers Withdraws From Fed Chief Consideration; SF’s Yellen Lead Candidate

Lawrence Summers’ withdrawal followed growing resistance from critics. His exit could open the door for his chief rival, Janet Yellen, the Fed’s vice chair.


The Nobel Prizes are handed out every year on Dec. 10, the anniversary of award founder Alfred Nobel's death in 1896.  (AP)

Stanford, UCLA Professors Awarded Nobel Prize For Economics

Two American scholars were awarded the Nobel economics prize on Monday for studies on the match-making that takes place when doctors are coupled up with hospitals, students with schools and human organs with transplant recipients.


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Daly City Considers Possible Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban

The city council will hear public comments on Monday about a possible ban of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.


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Stanford Economist: NFL Lockout Could Change Game For Other Leagues

The NFL lockout now being disputed in a federal appeals court could signal dramatic institutional changes in every professional sport as players fight for free agency, a Stanford economist said Friday.


Beef Prices On the Rise

It may be “what’s for dinner,” but buying that beef now costs more and prices may not be coming down anytime soon. It’s pretty simple economics because the supply is down, the price of beef […]