People sometime argue that diversity in an organization is good because it improves the quality of ideas generated. Different backgrounds bring different perspectives, which provide different insights, whereas having many people with the same background causes partial redundancy. 405 more words
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Here are two stylized facts about labor economics:
- Utility is roughly logarithmic in income
- People who earn more per hour also work longer hours.
Together they present a puzzle – those higher income people are higher income primarily because they earn more dollars/hour, not because they work more hours. 283 more words
Ra and Sutekh, two prominent Neteru (gods) from ancient Egyptian mythology, battle the monstrous serpent Apep while sailing through the underworld of Duat.
Sutekh (better known to Western audiences as Set) is often perceived as the Egyptian pantheon’s resident villain due to his power struggle with Heru (or Horus), but he was not always portrayed as an antagonist. 206 more words
For every light at the end of the tunnel, there’s a train coming the other way.