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Firms are better off revealing their environmental practices, new research shows

Is honesty the best policy when it comes to being green?

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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IPOs help communities prosper, new research shows

Companies that go public on the stock market provide an economic boost to the local communities where they're based, according to new research from Rice University's Jones Graduate School of ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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AI’s white guy problem isn’t going away

A new report says current initiatives to fix the field’s diversity crisis are too narrow and shallow to be effective.

Wed 17 Apr 19 from MIT Technology Review

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Entrepreneurs emerge as a force in Europe's refugee emergency

The recent wave of immigration into Europe is nothing new for Italy; its proximity to Africa has made it a destination for years, particularly for sub-Saharan refugees. But geographers are keeping ...

Wed 17 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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Survey jointly commissioned by SPIE and OSA assesses level of harassment at scientific meetings

In a new professional conduct survey jointly commissioned by The Optical Society (OSA) and SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, over 9% of respondents say they experienced ...

Tue 16 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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At last, acknowledging royal women's political power

The narratives we tell about the past often feature a cast of familiar main characters: kings and rulers, warriors and diplomats—men who made laws and fought wars, who held power over others ...

Tue 16 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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Lower approval rates evidence of discrimination for same-sex borrowers

Applying for a mortgage is one of the first steps couples take when buying a home, but a new study suggests lenders are less likely to approve same-sex couples.

Tue 16 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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Challenging the conventional wisdom about the Canadian electorate

It is well-known that the major Canadian political parties now use political marketing tools to segment the electorate and target specific groups of voters. According to a new study appearing ...

Tue 16 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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How partisan politics could take a bite out of your wallet

When individuals lack the skill or time to build an investment portfolio, they frequently invest in mutual funds. Ideally, mutual funds maximize client wealth by investing their clients' assets ...

Tue 16 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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Shocking economics

Modern macroeconomics has failed to produce an understanding of economies in times of crisis. Modern macroeconomics are still based on the assumption of equilibria, but a shock pushes economies ...

Tue 16 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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