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What Detroit’s bankruptcy means for struggling U.S. cities

What Detroit’s bankruptcy means for struggling U.S. cities August 13, 2013:

Struggling California cities, like others around the country, are keeping close tabs on Detroit’s high-profile bankruptcy proceedings. Berkeley Law local-government expert Michelle Wilde Anderson lays out the legal issues of keen interest to cash-strapped municipalities nationwide.

Research News Brief

Research News Brief April 23, 2013:

Nearly half of Chinese manufacturing firms are audited either by foreign or domestic customers, but a large percentage of their workers still work more unpaid overtime than legally allowed, says a new study by UC Berkeley economists Jeff Perloff and Guojun He.