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Norway 3rd in “Most Productive Countries in the World” Ranking

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Category: Culture / Lifestyle

With a new law barring work e-mail after hours, the French have honored a truth long recognized by economists: working longer hours doesn’t necessarily result in increased productivity. Mexico—the least productive of the 38 countries listed in 2015 data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)—has the world’s longest average work week at 41.2 […]

Source: Time


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Norway is the Second Safest Country in the World

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Category: Culture / Lifestyle

Norway tops on Gallup’s Law and Order Index, a worldwide gauge of people’s sense of personal security and their personal experiences with crime and law enforcement. Today global analytics and advice firm Gallup released its annual update on global perceptions of security. Norway ranks second in the world for security on Gallup’s Law and Order […]

Source: The Nordic Page

Published: July 6, 2018


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US highest ranked colleges (that also cost less than $20,000)

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Category: Education / Research

Don’t want to be one of the college students contributing to America’s record-breaking $1.5 trillion student-loan problem? While these schools won’t leave you completely debt-free, there’s a list out there of great schools that cost less than $20,000 a year. Data analysis site HowMuch created a map of the best colleges in each state that also cost less […]

Source: MarketWatch


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Cato Institute Policy Analysis: The Nordic Glass Ceiling

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Category: Government

The Nordic countries are widely regarded as world leaders in gender equality. In the Global Gender Gap Index, the Nordic nations are top performers. Iceland leads the list, followed by Norway, Finland, and Sweden in second, third, and fifth places, respectively. Denmark ranks lowest in 14th place, but still considerably higher than the United States, […]

Source: Cato


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Several AmCham Members Listed As Ethisphere Institute Announces 135 Companies Honored as World’s Most Ethical Companies

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Category: Financial / Investment

For the 12th year, honorees expand their positive impact on global society and see increased performance results. See the full company list HERE. New York, NY–February 12, 2018–The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, today announced 135 companies spanning 23 countries and 57 industries as the 2018 World’s Most […]

Source: World's Most Ethical Companies


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