HBCU Money™ Dozen Links 2/4 – 2/8

Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure.

Government Departments

Improving LED technology – that’s on The Academic Minute, featured show this weekend Science360 Radio l NSF ow.ly/hzhBC

Ernest Moniz, under consideration to be U.S. energy secretary, made case for nuclear power l Foreign Affairs fam.ag/14YBYYB

World’s fastest growing economies: South Sudan, which may grow by 70% in 2013 l Foreign Affairs fam.ag/XW469A

US exports Rise to Record Annual Total of Nearly $2.2 Trillion in 2012 l Ex-Im Bank go.usa.gov/4w7x

Zombie replicants soon to outperform the living l DoE 1.usa.gov/Y01WE3

Gas hydrates do not come from over-eating! Check out what, where, & why we need to study them l USGS on.doi.gov/V4F35q

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Households in India are less poor, on average, than households in Sub-Saharan Africa l World Bank bit.ly/UA6ExL

In our archives, read about the Bretton Woods Agreement, which set up the IMF and World Bank l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/RnSNom

Read our study of the nonprofit foreclosure counseling industry in Philadelphia l Philadelphia Fed http://ow.ly/hr72D

The U.S. trade deficit contracted $10.1 billion in December l Cleveland Fed ow.ly/hzkH5

Interested in economics research? See IDEAS, a web site based on the RePEc initiative l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/SVlCWW

Should countries tax international borrowing? l NY Fed http://bit.ly/V3ujUX

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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