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Do deeper regional trade agreements enhance international technology spillovers?

38 minutes ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract We examine whether regional trade agreements enhance international technology spillovers using a panel of patent citation data for 114 countries/regions for the period...
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A dynamic analysis of the impacts of export taxes: The case of Argentinean soy and beef markets

38 minutes ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Argentina plays an important role in the global soy market as one of the world's leading exporters of soy products. In an effort to shift its agricultural sector's...
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Does vertical specialisation increase productivity?

38 minutes ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract This paper investigates the impact of global value chain participation on productivity. It uses data on trade in value‐added from the World Input‐Output Database. The...
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Bella Thorne posted topless photos of herself to foil a hacker, and people can't decide if it's empowering or not

Bella Thorne posted topless photos of herself to foil a hacker, and people can't decide if it's empowering or not

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Former Disney actress Bella Thorne posted nude photos of herself on Twitter on Saturday, in response to a hacker who threatened to leak them. In a screenshot from the Notes app...
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15 fascinating facts you probably didn't know about Amazon

15 fascinating facts you probably didn't know about Amazon

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon and its CEO, Jeff Bezos , have come a long way since the early days of the company. What started as a bookseller in 1995 has quickly become a behemoth and one of the...
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From PewDiePie to Shane Dawson, these are the 23 most popular YouTube stars in the world

From PewDiePie to Shane Dawson, these are the 23 most popular YouTube stars in the world

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

YouTube has produced a new generation of celebrities and influencers that have turned posting videos online into lucrative full-time careers. The most popular YouTubers include...
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A video of a viral garlic-peeling hack is blowing everyone's mind - and even Chrissy Teigen is impressed

A video of a viral garlic-peeling hack is blowing everyone's mind - and even Chrissy Teigen is impressed

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A video showing someone peeling garlic with ease has gone viral on Twitter, with everyone from amateur chefs to big names in the culinary world taking notice. Twitter user...
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World Population Expected to Reach 9.7 Billion in 2050, United Nations Reports

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

The world's population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, the United Nations...
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15 books you'll love if you couldn't get enough of the 'Harry Potter' series

15 books you'll love if you couldn't get enough of the 'Harry Potter' series

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The "Harry Potter" books are some of the most beloved in the world, so it can be hard to figure out what to read afterwards. Harry Potter fans might appreciate books that are...
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Sotheby's snapped up by French tycoon Drahi for $3.7 billion

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

Franco-Israeli cable magnate Patrick Drahi made a surprise move into the art world by snapping up Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion, marking the art auction house's return...
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Harvard has rescinded admission to Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv...

Harvard has rescinded admission to Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv over racist comments he made 2 years ago

Parkland shooting survivor and pro-gun rights activist Kyle Kashuv said that his Harvard University admission for the class of 2023 had been rescinded. He said his admission... Read more ...

Sandy Hook parents' lawyers say Alex Jones sent them child pornography in...

Sandy Hook parents' lawyers say Alex Jones sent them child pornography in files he turned over as part of pre-trial discovery

Lawyers for the Sandy Hook families suing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones say that Jones included child pornography in documents Jones turned over to the families as part of... Read more ...

US not inviting Israeli officials to economic workshop in Bahrain

US not inviting Israeli officials to economic workshop in Bahrain

The White House is hosting a workshop in Bahrain next week to launch the economic components of the administration's Middle East peace plan but Palestinians are boycotting it... Read more ...

Steve Harvey is hosting a festival at a Dominican Republic resort where at...

Steve Harvey is hosting a festival at a Dominican Republic resort where at least 2 US tourists have died in the last year

The third-annual Steve Harvey Sand and Soul Festival is taking place from October 10 to October 14 at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana. The Hard Rock... Read more ...

Reports of a shooting caused chaos at the Toronto Raptors' championship parade

Reports of a shooting caused chaos at the Toronto Raptors' championship parade

There was reportedly a shooting at the Toronto Raptors championship parade on Monday. Police say there were two victims with non-life-threatening injuries. Gun shots and... Read more ...

An 8-year-old boy is believed to be the third shark attack victim in North...

An 8-year-old boy is believed to be the third shark attack victim in North Carolina this month

An 8-year-old boy was in the ocean at Bald Head Island on Sunday at around 4 p.m. when a shark grabbed his leg, village manager Chris McCall said. The boy was treated for... Read more ...

13 Easter eggs from Taylor Swift's new music video for 'You Need To Calm Down'

13 Easter eggs from Taylor Swift's new music video for 'You Need To Calm Down'

Taylor Swift released her LGBTQ-star-studded music video Monday morning for her single "You Need To Calm Down," which features a prominent message of LGBTQ acceptance. Apart... Read more ...

A viral video showed Phoenix police holding a family at gunpoint when a...

A viral video showed Phoenix police holding a family at gunpoint when a 4-year-old girl shoplifted a doll, and now the police chief and mayor are apologizing

The mayor and police chief of Phoenix have apologized to the family that were held at gunpoint in a shoplifting incident last month. Video shows the dangerous exchange outside... Read more ...

3 biotechs that investors should buy next after Pfizer's $11 billion deal...

3 biotechs that investors should buy next after Pfizer's $11 billion deal for cancer drugmaker Array BioPharma

US drug giant Pfizer just announced that it is acquiring biotech Array BioPharma for $11.4 billion. This latest deal points to a trend of big companies snapping up... Read more ...

Patrick Drahi, behind the $3.7 billion Sotheby's acquisition, is no stranger...

Patrick Drahi, behind the $3.7 billion Sotheby's acquisition, is no stranger to dealmaking. Here's what else he's bought

Patrick Drahi, the founder of Dutch telecoms company Altice, is taking the iconic auction house Sotheby's private in a $3.7 billion deal . The Sotheby's acquisition under... Read more ...