For years the Dutch have been courting Russian business. Now they want their dead back
The bulk of the cuts, which amount to about 13 percent of Allergan’s workforce, will hit research and development
Calling for the right fiscal policy is wise. But is Congress capable of wise fiscal policy?
The exurbs might look pretty attractive if sitting in a car resembled hanging out on a moving couch.
A months-long public-relations debacle is taking a heavy toll on the operators of dark pools
Foldscope is a pocket-size microscope for diagnosing disease in the developing world
The assumed risks include the possibility of being struck by objects or machines; attacked by wildlife; burned by fire; electrocuted by live wires. Sounds fun!
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Rank: 1 (Previous Rank: 2*)
Budget gap (as a % of the total budget): 30.80%
Total gap: $3.1 billion
Gap before budget was approved: $1.9 billion
Additional midyear gap: $1.2 billion
Arizona was hit hard by the subprime crisis, and its economy has slowed sharply since mid-2006. Lawmakers, who had to make up a $2 billion budget shortfall for fiscal 2009, reduced the Medicaid rolls, put a freeze on hiring, and cut funding for community health centers and state universities.
Editor's note: Previous rank for all slides based on September 2008 data from Center on Budget & Policy Priorities that appeared in this Businessweek.com story on Oct. 3.