HBCU Money™ Dozen Links 12/31 – 1/4

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Government Departments

House Dem: GOP plan to cut spending with debt ceiling is ‘legislative terrorism’ l House News bit.ly/Wt0p9l

Life in the Fast Lane: Racing to Identify Species as Biodiversity Shrinks l National Science Foundation 1.usa.gov/WsaGm9

Education Council selection is underway. We encourage parents to nominate themselves for a seat! l NYC Schools on.nyc.gov/138QFXn

House GOP seeks to abolish IRS, replace income tax with consumption tax l House News bit.ly/WsbRC9

DYK African-Americans have an increased risk for glaucoma? l Women’s Health go.usa.gov/gG7W

Secretary’s Column: Looking Ahead to #2013 l Department of Agriculture ow.ly/gyIGT

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Interested in some context to financial crises? Check out this interactive timeline l Chicago Fed ow.ly/gyK3K

Examine how social networks, payments and banking intersect l KC Fed ow.ly/gyLef

Megan Cohen blogs on the piggy bank’s origin and evolution l NY Fed bit.ly/XqrsYN

The global financial & economic crisis in 2008 has reawakened interest in fiscal policy l World Bank ow.ly/gyLJz

Teachers, how do you explain the quasi-governmental nature of the Fed? Let the Classroom Economist help l Atlanta Fed goo.gl/SLwH3

16% of sub-Saharan Africans use mobile phones for banking, vs. 3% in the rest of the developing world l World Bank http://bit.ly/UcBImB

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important government and central bank articles of the week.

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