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Newswise: New England fishermen losing jobs due to climate
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New England fishermen losing jobs due to climate

University of Delaware

For decades the biggest threat to the industry has been overfishing, but it is no longer the only threat. According to new research at the University of Delaware, fluctuations in the climate have already cost some New England fishermen their jobs.

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5-Dec-2019 2:00 PM EST
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Paying Taxes Less 'Taxing' When We Recognize How Those Dollars Help Others -- Study

Simon Fraser University

There's nothing certain in life except death and taxes. But taxpayers' support for the latter could potentially be improved, according to a new study led by SFU psychology researchers Emily Thornton and Lara Aknin.

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5-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Love, Lies and Money: Study Introduces, Defines and Measures Financial Infidelity

University of Notre Dame

New research from the University of Notre Dame introduces the concept of financial infidelity — engaging in any financial behavior likely to be frowned upon by a romantic partner and intentionally failing to disclose that behavior.

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3-Dec-2019 7:05 AM EST
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Newswise: NCAA takes steps to allow college athletes to get paid… now what?

NCAA takes steps to allow college athletes to get paid… now what?

Arizona State University (ASU)

For decades, the NCAA has adamantly opposed the idea of student-athletes being paid to play college sports. That position is no longer tenable.

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2-Dec-2019 6:00 PM EST
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This ‘Fix’ for Economic Theory Changes Everything From Gambles to Inequality to Ponzi Schemes

Santa Fe Institute

Whether we decide to take out that insurance policy, buy Bitcoin, or switch jobs, many economic decisions boil down to a fundamental gamble about how to maximize our wealth over time. How we understand these decisions is the subject of a new perspective piece in Nature Physics that aims to correct a foundational mistake in economic theory.

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28-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST
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How to measure inequality as 'experienced difference'

Santa Fe Institute

Researchers propose a novel twist on the widely used Gini coefficient—a workhorse statistical measure for gauging the gap between haves and have-nots.

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26-Nov-2019 4:40 PM EST
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