Tag Archives: Rates

Divorce Rates High Among Older Americans

Despite the common misconception that divorces are rising throughout the United States, divorce rates have been declining since reaching a peak rate in the late 1970s, when about 50% of marriages ended in divorce. Today, with the use of advanced … Continue reading

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Working Group on euro risk-free rates recommends ESTER as new euro risk-free rate

On 13 September 2018, the European Central Bank (ECB) published a press release outlining the recommendations of the private sector working group on euro-risk free rates (the Working Group). The Working Group has recommended that the euro short-term rate (ESTER) … Continue reading

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Appeals Court Affirms Denial Of Richard Sander's Request To Access California Bar Data To Study Racial Implications Of Bar Passage Rates

Following up on my previous posts (links below): the California Court of Appeals on Thursday affirmed the trial court's denial of UCLA Prof Richard Sander's request to access California bar admissions data to study the racial implications of bar passage … Continue reading

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U.S. v. OECD Tax Rates

The Tax Foundation has released U.S. Personal Income Tax Rates: How Do We Compare in the OECD, and Where Are We Going?, by Chris Atkins:The U.S. is routinely described as one of the lowest tax jurisdictions in the industrialized world,… … Continue reading

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Rehospitalization Rates for Medicare Patients Soars

According to a recent editorial in the NY Times, an alarming one-fifth of all Medicare patients discharged from the hospital end up back in the hospital within 30 days, and fully a third return within 90 days. If this yo-yoing could … Continue reading

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