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December 16, 2016
New Research Provides Important Information On Nebraska’s Commercial Sex Industry And Trafficking

NET, Dec. 16, 2016
Crysta Price and Terry Clark are part of the Human Trafficking Initiative within Creighton’s Heider College of Business. For research funded by the Women’s Fund of Omaha, they look at thousands of Backpage listings over several months. This led to a detailed picture of Nebraska’s commercial sex industry.
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Now What? Ounce of Prevention

NET, Dec. 15, 2016
While there may be ways to slow the progression, there is no sure way to prevent dementia itself. However, there are ways to improve quality of life throughout the progression for the person with dementia, for caregivers and loved ones. Guest Dr. Sanjay P. Singh, the Chairman & Professor of the Department of Neurology at Creighton University School of Medicine, explores these topics on the 13th episode of Now What?
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Investors: Forget Trump and Focus on Fed Rate Hike

CNBC, Dec. 15, 2016
Rising interest rates also concern Robert Johnson, president and CEO of The American College of Financial Services and co-author of "Invest With the Fed" with Gerald R. Jensen of Creighton University and Luis Garcia-Feijoo of Florida Atlantic University. They found stocks often disappoint when rates are rising.
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State Economic Reports Go in Different Directions

Lincoln Journal Star, Dec. 15, 2016
The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index, compiled by economist Ernie Goss, showed a big jump for Nebraska in December. The state's Rural Mainstreet Index advanced to 51.4 from November’s 37.9. Anything above 50 is considered growth positive.
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Economy Improves But Still Weak in Rural Parts of 10 States

KTMX, Dec. 16, 2016
Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says weaker crop and meat prices continue to slow business in rural areas. Survey officials say any score below 50 on any of the survey’s indexes suggests a decline in that area.
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Pockets of Promise Seen in Rural Economy

Dispatch Argus, Dec. 15, 2016
“Weak farm commodity prices continue to slam Rural Mainstreet economies," said Ernie Goss of Creighton University's Heider College of Business.
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Social Entrepreneur Wins Opus Prize For Anti-Trafficking Initiative in India

The Tablet, Dec. 15, 2016
It was hosted by Jesuit-run Creighton University and the Opus Prize, one of the world’s largest faith-based awards for social entrepreneurship. The prize is awarded annually to an individual or organization of any religious background, anywhere in the world.
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Late WWII Battle Teaches Lessons for Now

The Times and Democrat, Dec. 15, 2016
But author Chad Storlie, adjunct professor of marketing at Creighton University, says the German offensive and the uncoordinated initial Allied response offer lessons for today – particularly for businesses during a time of unprecedented political change and tepid economic growth.
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