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Saddam Hussein - a Sincere Dictator?

4 days ago − SAGE Publications
Are political speeches manipulative and strategic? They could be – when politicians say one thing in public, and privately believe something else, political scientists say. Saddam Hussein's legacy of recording private discussions offers researchers a fascinating insight: both into the consistency of this controversial leader's public and private rhetoric and into the bigger picture of conflict and national security during his regime. New research into the similarity between political…
• No Cookie-cutter Divorces, So What Info Should Online Co-parenting Classes Offer? − 5 days ago
• Study Identifies Upside to Financial Innovations − 5 days ago
• An Inconvenient Truth: Does Responsible Consumption Benefit Corporations More Than Society? − 6 days ago
• To Deter Cyberattacks, Build a Public-private Partnership − 7 days ago
• Liberal Democracy Is Possible in Muslim-majority Countries − 11 days ago
• Research: Tax Benefits for Housing Not as Outsized as Previously Thought − 12 days ago
• Many Solve Civil Justice Problems on Their Own, Rarely Involving Attorneys, Says Study − 12 days ago
• The Changing Landscape of Religion − 12 days ago
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Consumer
08-26-14
An Inconvenient Truth: Does Responsible Consumption Benefit Corporations More Than Society?
Are environmental and social problems such as global warming and poverty the result of inadequate governmental regulations or does the burden fall on our failure as consumers to make…
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Countries
08-21-14
Liberal Democracy Is Possible in Muslim-majority Countries
A new study by University of Toronto and University of Tübingen researchers suggests that Islam is not as much of an impediment to liberal democracy as is often thought.…
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Tax
08-20-14

Research: Tax Benefits for Housing Not as Outsized as Previously Thought

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Understanding Terror Attacks in India

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Saddam
08-28-14
Saddam Hussein - a Sincere Dictator?
Are political speeches manipulative and strategic? They could be – when politicians say one thing in public, and privately believe something else, political scientists say. Saddam Hussein's legacy of…
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Kesan
08-25-14

To Deter Cyberattacks, Build a Public-private Partnership

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Returns
08-27-14
Study Identifies Upside to Financial Innovations
Financial innovations can make or break an economy. While the negative impact of financial innovation has been extensively covered, a new study of financial innovations before and during the…
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Marijuana
08-18-14
CU Denver Study Shows Zoning Regulations Impact Where Marijuana Dispensaries Can Locate
DENVER (August 18, 2014) – Municipal zoning regulations may push marijuana dispensaries into low income, minority areas, according to a study just released by the University of Colorado Denver.…
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Online
08-27-14
No Cookie-cutter Divorces, So What Info Should Online Co-parenting Classes Offer?
URBANA, Ill. – Required online classes for divorcing couples who have children are good at teaching parents how to deal with children's needs and responses to their family's new…
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Child
08-18-14
Ten-hut: New Discoveries on How Military Organization Affects Civilians
Researchers are reporting new discoveries about how militarization affects the general, civilian population, and the biggest positive impact is adequate sanitation and access to education. The research led by…
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08-20-14

Many Solve Civil Justice Problems on Their Own, Rarely Involving Attorneys, Says Study

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Girls
08-17-14
'Getting-by Girls' Straddle Gap Between Academic Winners And Losers
Everyone notices the academic superstars and failures, but what about the tens of millions of American teens straddling these two extremes? A new study from the University of California,…
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Theory
08-15-14
Incentives, Innovation And Growth
Over the past decades, the economic sciences have seen fundamental breakthroughs in our understanding of human responses to incentives in the face of uncertainty and strategic interactions. But what…
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Car
07-18-14
Economic Development Not the Only Influence on Personal Car Use, Study Finds
Although countries with high levels of economic development generally have more personal automobile travel than less-affluent nations, income is not the only factor that determines a nation's demand for…
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Economics

Research: Tax Benefits for Housing Not as Outsized as Previously Thought


12 days ago − University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Sociology

Many Solve Civil Justice Problems on Their Own, Rarely Involving Attorneys, Says Study


12 days ago − University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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• The Changing Landscape of Religion − 12 days ago
• Ten-hut: New Discoveries on How Military Organization Affects Civilians − 14 days ago
• Study Identifies Factors That Contribute to Food Trucks' Fast Spread − 16 days ago
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Political Science

When Big Isn't Better: How the Flu Bug Bit Google


5 months ago − University of Houston
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Education, Learning
No Cookie-cutter Divorces, So What Info Should Online Co-parenting Classes Offer?

5 days ago − University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
URBANA, Ill. – Required online classes for divorcing couples who have children are good at teaching parents how to deal with children's needs and responses to their family's new situation. But co-parenting couples would benefit from content that helps adults cope with their own emotions and from unique tracks for families with special circumstances such as intimate partner violence or alcoholism, said a University of Illinois researcher in human…
• Liberal Democracy Is Possible in Muslim-majority Countries − 11 days ago
• Ten-hut: New Discoveries on How Military Organization Affects Civilians − 14 days ago
• 'Getting-by Girls' Straddle Gap Between Academic Winners And Losers − 16 days ago
• Tempting People to Move for Work Takes More Than Dollars − 1 months ago
• Tea Party Support Linked to Educational Segregation, New Study Shows − 1 months ago
• Night-time Brilliance Lights Up Political Patronage − 1 months ago
 
Labour Markets, Productivity
How Useful Is Economics - How Is Economics Useful?

19 days ago − Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates
What insights do the models, experiments and econometric regressions of scientific research provide about the economy – and why and under what conditions are they useful in dealing with real-world problems? This question will be overarching the discussions among 17 Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences and approximately 450 aspiring young economists from more than 80 countries in Lindau, Germany, next week. The 5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences will…
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• US Rich Get Richer on Stock Market Investments While Modest Investors Are Left Behind − 2 months ago
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• Report Calls for Abolition of Fixed Retirement Age − 6 months ago
• Migrants' Children as Well Integrated as Swedes' Children − 7 months ago
 
Business
Study Identifies Upside to Financial Innovations

5 days ago − USC Marshall School of Business
Financial innovations can make or break an economy. While the negative impact of financial innovation has been extensively covered, a new study of financial innovations before and during the last financial crisis indicates that financial innovations are not all bad. Many provide positive returns, especially in the United States. However, those that are easy for consumers to understand provide the best returns for investors. …
• An Inconvenient Truth: Does Responsible Consumption Benefit Corporations More Than Society? − 6 days ago
• CU Denver Study Shows Zoning Regulations Impact Where Marijuana Dispensaries Can Locate − 14 days ago
• Stock Prices of Companies That Use the Same Underwriter Tend to Move Together − 25 days ago
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Economic Growth
An Inconvenient Truth: Does Responsible Consumption Benefit Corporations More Than Society?

6 days ago − University of Chicago Press Journals
Are environmental and social problems such as global warming and poverty the result of inadequate governmental regulations or does the burden fall on our failure as consumers to make better consumption choices? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, responsible consumption shifts the burden for solving global problems from governments to consumers and ultimately benefits corporations more than society. …
• Liberal Democracy Is Possible in Muslim-majority Countries − 11 days ago
• Research: Tax Benefits for Housing Not as Outsized as Previously Thought − 12 days ago
• Ten-hut: New Discoveries on How Military Organization Affects Civilians − 14 days ago
• Incentives, Innovation And Growth − 17 days ago
• How Useful Is Economics - How Is Economics Useful? − 19 days ago
 
Developing Countries

Northern Ireland Assembly to Receive Policy Recommendations


2 months ago − University of Huddersfield
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Stock Markets
Study Identifies Upside to Financial Innovations

5 days ago − USC Marshall School of Business
Financial innovations can make or break an economy. While the negative impact of financial innovation has been extensively covered, a new study of financial innovations before and during the last financial crisis indicates that financial innovations are not all bad. Many provide positive returns, especially in the United States. However, those that are easy for consumers to understand provide the best returns for investors. …
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