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By Michael A. White | Published: July 22, 2014
Trying to measure the benefits of scientific research using traditional business-oriented metrics may not be the best tool in our shed, argues Michael White.
By Golden Goose Award | Published: July 17, 2014
Three economists who used federal funding to research highly theoretical work on game theory and auctions are being honored with Golden Goose Awards for the...
By Stacy Konkiel | Published: June 27, 2014
There are ways to learn about the impact of the all the collateral material that signify an academic career. If only there were some sort...
By Michele Ferguson, Brian Head, Adrian Cherney and Paul Boreham | Published: June 18, 2014
The disparity between academics’ perception of the impact of their research and the opinions of Australian policymakers was recently underlined by a team of researchers...
By American Academy of Political and Social Science | Published: June 10, 2014
“America has achieved the distinction of being the country with the highest level of income inequality among the advanced countries,” prefaced economist Joseph Stiglitz last...
By Jane Tinkler | Published: June 10, 2014
The Impact of Social Sciences blog emerged from a three-year research project devoted to a qualitative and quantitative understanding of the complexity of academic impact....
By Michael Todd, Social Science Space editor | Published: June 2, 2014
Beyond the funding fears experienced by the social science, the humanities have those kinds of worries and their cyclic existential crisis.