Monthly Archives: November 2014

Diversity: The Advantages of Not “Herding”

The Upshot feature in the New York Times provides data-driven analyses of a wide range of aspects of contemporary life that often offer a counterpoint to conventional wisdom. In addition to wonderful interactive work that focuses on politics and the … Continue reading

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2040 Statistics: The U.S. and The Global Gender Gap Report

  Each year since 2006, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has published a Global Gender Gap Report that takes a snapshot – nation by nation – of how the world is doing in terms of gender equity. Gender equity, according … Continue reading

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A 2040 Perspective on the 2014 Elections

  Today marks one week after Election Day. If you were asleep last week, envision the day as a red tsunami, a Republican wave that washed over the country. Republicans took control of the Senate, took more seats in the … Continue reading

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2040 Demographics: Suicide and Public Health

As I’ve written previously in this blog, there are ways to track demographic trends that are fun and light-hearted: World Cup demographics last summer and bike kiosks in Omaha last week. This week I focus on a trend that, though … Continue reading

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Nebraska and Iowa Immigration Lawyers Meet in Omaha

By Scott Packer, Creighton Law School Class of 2015 “All politics is local.” Counter-intuitively, this quote, popularly attributed to Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Tip O’Neill, describes immigration: Though federal law governs immigration, states and local … Continue reading

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