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Investigative report shines light on philanthropic foundation's use of offshore investments to raise money

Charles Piller, an investigative reporter for the journal Science, has published a News Feature piece in the latest issue of the journal outlining his findings surrounding the practice by philanthropic ...

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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New rules guarantee minimum wage for NYC Uber, Lyft drivers

New York City ride hailing drivers are guaranteed a minimum wage following the a vote by the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission Tuesday. The rate — set at $17.22 per hour after expenses — ...

Tue 4 Dec 18 from The Washington Post

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Study explores sexuality and gender gaps in political perspectives among college students

A University of Oklahoma sociologist, Meredith Worthen, has published a new study in the journal, Sexuality Research and Social Policy, on sexuality and gender gaps in political perspectives ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Medical Xpress

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UBC economist proposes solution to Vancouver's affordability crisis

New research from UBC Sauder School of Business associate professor Thomas Davidoff could help combat Vancouver's housing affordability problem. In new research published in the Canadian Tax ...

Wed 5 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Does where students grow up influence where they go to college?

A new Population, Space and Place study explores how the ethnic composition of where students grow up is linked to where they attend university.

Wed 5 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Negative views of flexible working prevalent, especially among men

Flexible working often leads to negative views from other employees, with 1/3 of all UK workers believing those who work flexibly create more work for others, while a similar proportion believe ...

Tue 4 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Can guaranteed admissions help reduce college undermatching?

Low-income, highly qualified students are more likely to choose selective universities that match their academic profiles when they know their admission is guaranteed through state automatic ...

Tue 4 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Can predictive analytics help banks, consumers avoid overdraft issues? New study says, yes

In 2012, consumers paid $32 billion in overdraft fees, which represented the single largest source of revenue for banks from demand deposit accounts, while leading to significant levels of consumer ...

Mon 3 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Interview: Andrew "The Reinforcer" Anderson talks about wrestling and his career

The many faces of Andrew “The Reinforcer’ Anderson includes a heavyweight championship belt holder, a successful business man, an actor, as well as a friend to many people who ...

Wed 5 Dec 18 from AXS

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Linguistic study finds 'the I's have it' when it comes to education rates

"I learn", "you learn", "she learns", "they learn", yet, according to a surprising new linguistic study, in countries where the dominant language allows personal pronouns such as 'I' to be omitted, ...

Mon 3 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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