Rhode Island has lost most of the economic momentum it had in the first two quarters of 2011, according to Bryant economists' research. "Recovery will not be smooth or straightforward," says the executive director of RIPEC. "If the pace of economic growth does not accelerate soon, employment creation will stagnate."
Alex Perullo has received a grant to create the African Digital Archive, an interactive, multimedia resource about African people who have immigrated to Rhode Island. Learn about the genesis and goals of the archive in this podcast.
Women increasingly are turning to satire as a creative way to respond to attacks on reproductive rights. Bryant's Amber Day explains that part of the growth is due to the success of satire to "satisfyingly break through the existing script" of political debate.
In this podcast, Tom Roach, assistant professor of English and cultural studies, discusses his view that "the politics of friendship are at the heart of activist movements and socialist movements."
High-stakes decisions needed to reach the summit of Everest are at the heart of an award-winning interactive teaching tool created by a Bryant professor. Watch to learn more.
A briefing released by Bryant's Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and RIPEC indicates that the state economy is stagnating. "Growth is predominantly the result of external factors, which are also showing signs of slowing," said RIPEC's executive director.
An economic report prepared by Asst. Prof. Edinaldo Tebaldi and URI collaborator Prof. Edward Mazze indicates that Rhode Island will not recover as quickly as its New England neighbors due, in part, to the absence of an educated and skilled work force.
A globalized economy requires a new approach to dealing with workplace stress, one that is more holistic and less influenced by Western culture. Faculty member James Segovis expands on the topic in this podcast.
Mutual fund firms regularly imply that manager tenure and experience matter, but that may not be so, according to Jack Trift's research. More in this video.
In this New York Times "Gray Matter" article, researchers cite the findings of two Bryant professors who demonstrated that frequent checking of e-mail may relate to high levels of anxiety, which correlates with depressive symptoms.
Gregg Carter, the Bryant editor of "Guns in American Society," brings his expertise to the discussion in the wake of a mass shooting that left 12 dead and 58 injured. Although "still a largely U.S. problem," he says instances of mass shootings are growing in other countries due, in part, to instant communication.
Bryant's Current Economic Indicator contains two key components that distinguish it from other indices. Both reflect the impact on RI of economic activity in the US and the region.