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To Improve STEM Diversity, Fix Higher Education, Scholar Says

9 days ago − University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The U.S. will make little progress toward changing the predominately white-male face of its science and technology workforce until higher education addresses the attitudes, behaviors and structural practices that undermine minority students' access and success at college, a new study suggests. …
• California's 4.8 Million Low-wage Workers Now Earn Less Than in 1979 − 2 days ago
• Buyers with a Trade-in Get a Raw Deal − 2 days ago
• In Online Movie Marketing, Less Is More − 4 days ago
• Is Quality Or Cost More Essential? the International Cellphone Market − 4 days ago
• Investment Fears: How Does the Need for Closure Increase Risk? − 4 days ago
• New Study Reveals Socioeconomic Changes in the Nation's Neighborhoods over Time − 4 days ago
• Climate Change: How Brits Feel About 'Smart' Energy − 6 days ago
• School Reform in Post-Katrina New Orleans Harmful to Black Community, Scholars Say − 2 days ago
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05-01-15

School Reform in Post-Katrina New Orleans Harmful to Black Community, Scholars Say

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05-01-15

California's 4.8 Million Low-wage Workers Now Earn Less Than in 1979
Over the past 35 years, California's high-wage workers have seen steady increases in their paychecks. But low-wage workers, 4.8 million strong and about one-third of the state's workforce, earned…
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05-01-15

Buyers with a Trade-in Get a Raw Deal
If you're in the market for a new car, and especially if you have a trade-in, the latest research from the USC Marshall School of Business marketing department suggests…
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11-30-10

Benefits And Risks of a World Without Nuclear Weapons

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04-22-15

Majorities in Arctic Nations Favor Co-operation with Russia Despite Ukraine; Conflict Worries Rise

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04-29-15

Investment Fears: How Does the Need for Closure Increase Risk?
Logic would dictate that consumers receiving new market information would jump at the chance to adjust their investments accordingly. In practice, however, many people associate change with loss of…
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04-29-15

Is Quality Or Cost More Essential? the International Cellphone Market
As businesses move into international markets, they often do so with a "one size fits all" customer satisfaction strategy. But factors as basic as how consumers prioritize pricing and…
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04-29-15

In Online Movie Marketing, Less Is More
Video didn't killed the radio star, as the eponymous 1978 pop song predicted, and now, researchers have found, cross-channel discounts for online movie sales don't cannibalize online rentals of…
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04-29-15

New Study Reveals Socioeconomic Changes in the Nation's Neighborhoods over Time

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03-23-15

Delayed Retirement Could Increase Inequalities among Seniors
Raising the age of eligibility for the Old Age Security pension and the Guaranteed Income Supplement will increase inequalities between older people. "This change will force retired people into…
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04-27-15

Climate Change: How Brits Feel About 'Smart' Energy
Reluctance to share data about personal energy use is likely to be a major obstacle when implementing 'smart' technologies designed to monitor use and support energy efficient behaviours, according…
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04-15-15

Study: Most Partisans Treat Politics Like Sports Rivalries, Instead of Focusing on Issues

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04-23-15

World Happiness Report Ranks Canada Fifth Happiest Country in the World

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02-04-15

Women And People with Offspring Are More Prepared to Pay for Environmental Improvements

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Economics

Buyer's Remorse - Model Shows People Demand All That Bad News


1 months ago − Washington State University
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Sociology

To Improve STEM Diversity, Fix Higher Education, Scholar Says


9 days ago − University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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• New Study Reveals Link Between Arrival of Grandchildren And Early Retirement of Women − 20 days ago
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Political Science

Study: Most Partisans Treat Politics Like Sports Rivalries, Instead of Focusing on Issues


18 days ago − University of Kansas
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Education, Learning

School Reform in Post-Katrina New Orleans Harmful to Black Community, Scholars Say


2 days ago − University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
• California's 4.8 Million Low-wage Workers Now Earn Less Than in 1979 − 2 days ago
• To Improve STEM Diversity, Fix Higher Education, Scholar Says − 9 days ago
• Majorities in Arctic Nations Favor Co-operation with Russia Despite Ukraine; Conflict Worries Rise − 11 days ago
• College Rankings Go Under the Microscope − 13 days ago
• Tradition Is More Important Than Education in Determining Participation European Immigrant Women's Role in the Workforce − 20 days ago
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Labour Markets, Productivity
Gay And Lesbian Job Seekers Face Discrimination

25 days ago − SAGE Publications
A new study shows that discrimination of gay and lesbian job seekers is commonplace within both private firms and the public sector in the UK. The research, carried out by Dr Nick Drydakis of Anglia Ruskin University and published by SAGE in the journal Human Relations, involved 144 young people - all first-time job seekers - making 11,098 applications. …
• Generous Welfare Benefits Make People More Likely to Want to Work, Not Less − 1 months ago
• Lack of a Level Maths Leading to Fewer Female Economists − 6 months ago
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• Tempting People to Move for Work Takes More Than Dollars − 9 months ago
• US Rich Get Richer on Stock Market Investments While Modest Investors Are Left Behind − 10 months ago
 
Business

Think Twice About Investing in Own Company


1 months ago − University of California - Riverside
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• Lack of Knowledge About New Foreign Markets Hampers International Success − 1 months ago
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Economic Growth

School Reform in Post-Katrina New Orleans Harmful to Black Community, Scholars Say


2 days ago − University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
• California's 4.8 Million Low-wage Workers Now Earn Less Than in 1979 − 2 days ago
• Is Quality Or Cost More Essential? the International Cellphone Market − 4 days ago
• New Study Reveals Socioeconomic Changes in the Nation's Neighborhoods over Time − 4 days ago
• To Improve STEM Diversity, Fix Higher Education, Scholar Says − 9 days ago
• World Happiness Report Ranks Canada Fifth Happiest Country in the World − 10 days ago
 
Developing Countries
Services Users And Their Needs to Be at the Center of Health-care Services

1 months ago − Lappeenranta University of Technology
The use of technology in daily life is getting easier all the time as people accumulate knowledge and skills in information and communications technology. However, the most important thing in developing health care services, for example, is to take into account people's day to day lives and their subjective experience of the utility of using services. For example, people's previous bad experience of using a service is reflected for…
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Stock Markets
New Notre Dame Paper Examines Household Production And Asset Prices

1 months ago − University of Notre Dame
A new paper by Zhi Da, Viola D. Hank Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame, find that residential electricity usage can track household production in real time and helps to price assets. …
• New Evidence That Increasing Economic Inequality Rises Out of Political Partisanship − 1 months ago
• Little Evidence Conservation Organizations Respond to Economic Signals − 6 months ago
• Study Identifies Upside to Financial Innovations − 8 months ago
• Fear of Losing Money, Not Spending Habits, Affects Investor Risk Tolerance, MU Study Finds − 9 months ago
• US Rich Get Richer on Stock Market Investments While Modest Investors Are Left Behind − 10 months ago
 
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