Topics: Economics and the economy

Another Farm Crisis?

Another farm crisis, as big as the one in the 1980s, could be coming, but this time there may be no ready help from the government.

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August 17, 2011

An Interview with Jan Probst

Jan Probst


The director of the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center discusses health inequities, rural obesity and what gives her work passion.

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August 17, 2011

A Matter of Perspective

While the economic downturn may have been a little less noticeable in rural America, the capacity to fully participate in the recovery there is uncertain.

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February 12, 2010

Will Anyone Ring the Bull?

Reining in health care spending is a little like “ringing the bull”—necessary but difficult if the bull is already too big.

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August 21, 2009