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The Reversal of the Gender Gap in Education and Trends in Marital Dissolution

The Reversal of the Gender Gap in Education and Trends in Marital Dissolution (PDF)
Source: American Sociological Review

The reversal of the gender gap in education has potentially far-reaching consequences for marriage markets, family formation, and relationship outcomes.

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Social And Cultural Issues

Wealth Levels, Wealth Inequality, and the Great Recession

Wealth Levels, Wealth Inequality, and the Great Recession
Source: Russell Sage Foundation

The Great Recession caused an unprecedented decline in wealth holdings among American households. Between 2007 and 2009, average housing prices in the largest metropolitan areas fell by nearly one-third, as measured by the Case-Shiller home price index.

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Business And Economics

Survey of Academic Field Experiences (SAFE): Trainees Report Harassment and Assault

Survey of Academic Field Experiences (SAFE): Trainees Report Harassment and Assault
Source: PLoS ONE

Little is known about the climate of the scientific fieldwork setting as it relates to gendered experiences, sexual harassment, and sexual assault.

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Social And Cultural Issues

How Humans Respond to Robots: Building Public Policy Through Good Design

How Humans Respond to Robots: Building Public Policy Through Good Design
Source: Brookings Institution

Historically, robotics in industry meant automation, a field that asks how machines perform more effectively than humans.

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Social And Cultural Issues

Hamas Seen as More to Blame Than Israel for Current Violence

Hamas Seen as More to Blame Than Israel for Current Violence
Source: Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

As fighting continues to rage in Gaza amid calls for a cease-fire, about twice as many Americans say Hamas (40%) as Israel (19%) is responsible for the current violence.

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NIH-commissioned Census Bureau report highlights effect of aging boomers

NIH-commissioned Census Bureau report highlights effect of aging boomers
Source: National Institutes of Health/U.S. Census Bureau

While rates of smoking and excessive drinking have declined among older Americans, prevalence of chronic disease has risen, and many older Americans are unprepared to afford the costs of long-term care in a nursing home, according to a report from the U.S.

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Business And Economics