The Time is now to address Brazil ’s notorious patent backlog
It has been widely acknowledged that long patent examination delays cripple innovation, hinder economies, impede job creation and frustrate the launch of new products. Increased patent review times costs the global economy$10 billion annually, and is particularly harmful forsmall start-up firms.Every year of delay reduces the start-up ’s employment growth by 21% and sales growth by 28% over the five years following the approval of the patent application. No country should accept the delayed launch of innovative technology or life-saving treatments because its patent office is plagued by long examination timelines and bac...
Source: The Catalyst - May 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anjam Aziz Tags: Patents Intellectual Property Source Type: news

Biden approval rating plummets to 39%, down 24 points from last year: AP poll
President Joe Biden's approval rating in an Associated Press poll has plummeted 24 points since last year with majority of voters saying they disapprove of his handling of the economy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asian shares jump as China cuts key lending benchmark
Asian shares jumped in early trade on Friday after China cut a key lending benchmark to support a slowing economy, but a gauge of global equities remained set for its longest weekly losing streak... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stocks slip on Wall Street, edge closer to bear market
NEW YORK — Stocks fell in morning trading on Wall Street Thursday, deepening a slump for major indexes as persistently high inflation continues to weigh on the economy. The S&P 500, the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Definitions of Research and Development : An Annotated Compilation of Official Sources
This document provides definitions of research and development from U.S. and international sources. The first section ( I ) presents statistical definitions of R&D from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ( OECD ) Frascati Manual 2015 : Guidelines for Collecting and Reporting Data on Research and Experimental Development. The next three sections are organized by sectors of the U.S. economy that perform or fund R&D — businesses ( II ) , federal and state governments ( III ) , and academic and nonprofit organizations ( IV ) . Sources for definitions of R&D include the Office of Management and Budget...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - May 19, 2022 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Ben Bernanke Sees ‘Stagflation’ Ahead
The former chairman of the Federal Reserve has a new book out on Tuesday explaining the powers of the Fed and Congress to juice or slow our economy amid a supply-chain crunch and sky-high demand. #federalreserve (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-Goldman CEO says recession possibility is 'very high risk factor'
Former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein said on Sunday that he believes the economy is at risk of possibly going into a recession, as the U.S. Federal Reserve continues to raise interest rates to... #usfederalreserve #lloydblankfein #recession #goldmansachs (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Face The Nation ’: Former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Says Economy At Risk Of Recession
As inflation and interest rates rise, there is a “very, very high risk” factor for an economic recession. That’s according to former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, who address… #recession #facethenation #goldmansachs #lloydblankfein (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Limiting abortion access is bad for the economy
Reproductive rights activists are worried about women losing abortion access in parts of the United States. Economists are worried, too, because restricting reproductive freedom comes at an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump news
Biden mocks Trump as ‘the great MAGA King’ in speech on economy As Donald Trump’s chosen candidate David Perdue struggles to gain momentum in Georgia’s gubernatorial primary, Mike Pence has... #davidperdue #magaking #mikepence #briankemp (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumers are feeling worse about the economy again
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Source: Reuters: Health - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stock market news live updates: Stock futures rise as indexes aim to pare weekly losses
U.S. stock futures opened lower Thursday evening, with the major indexes heading for weekly losses as concerns over persistent inflation and the resilience of the U.S. economy stirred up further... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: Isser Predicts Brighter Post Covid-19 Economic Future
[Ghanaian Times] Winneba -- The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of the University of Ghana, predicts brighter future for Ghana's economy in post-COVID-19 era, despite the challenges, Professor Peter Quartey, Director of the institute, has revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mild-mannered lawyer considered by many 'Mr. Involvement' for big Austin initiatives, worthy causes
His accomplishments are many. But to a lot of leaders in the Austin business community — particularly in the realm of commercial real estate — Clarke Heidrick’s contributions to the local economy can be sourced back to his longstanding commitment to the creation of the Travis County Healthcare District. He is being honored on the evening of May 12 with the top award at the ABJ's annual Commercial Real Estate Awards gala. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 12, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Stacy Evans Source Type: news

Biden Says Inflation Is His ‘Top Domestic Priority’
Rising prices could hurt President Biden’s party in the midterm elections, and he sought on Tuesday to turn the debate over the economy against his opponents. #midtermelections (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news