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By Michael Lubell | Published: August 8, 2013
Michael Lubell, accomplished professor of physics, explains why the social sciences are critical to the advance of science and technology, and explains why we need to protect the social sciences from political attempts to de-fund them.
By Robert Dingwall | Published: April 8, 2013
Universities are starting to look like the behemoths of the US auto industry of the 1980s, with highly-paid CEOs buried in their offices looking only at numbers.
By Pacific-Standard Magazine | Published: November 8, 2012
New research finds that offering people money makes them less likely to correctly infer another person’s emotional state.
By Tim Dant | Published: October 15, 2012
Beyond an economic analysis of the financial crisis
By Social Science Bites | Published: August 31, 2012
There is still a great deal of inequality between the sexes in the workplace. In this episode of the Social Science Bites podcast Paul Seabright combines insights from economics and evolutionary theory to shed light on why this might be so.
By The Monkey Cage | Published: August 29, 2012
Faith in the wisdom of the affluent to guide public policy has been sorely tested by the enormous costs in money and human suffering resulting from the Great Recession. My data cast further doubt on the notion that representational inequality arises from the greater knowledge or better judgment of those with higher incomes.