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By Social Science Bites | Published: August 1, 2013
You might assume that deaths increase in a recession, but that doesn't necessarily happen.
By Richard Garside | Published: April 29, 2013
There is no inevitability in the rise in homicide, domestic and acquaintance violence in the coming year. Sadly, though, it would be more surprising if they did not increase than if they did.
By Social Science Bites | Published: August 1, 2012
In the past twenty years there has been a revolution in economics with the study not of how people would behave if they were perfectly rational, but of how they actually behave. At the vanguard of this movement is Robert Shiller of Yale University. He sits down with Nigel Warburton in this episode of the Social Science Bites podcast
By SAGE | Published: February 26, 2011
The Royal Geographical Society is proud to announce that they will be hosting an event at part of the not-for-profit discussion series, “21st Century Challenges“, which aims to inform and inspire public audiences, helping them to engage with important issues that face society in the coming decades. The theme for this event is “Persistent poverty in [...]
By SAGE | Published: January 28, 2011
Henry G Overman, professor of economic geography at LSE and director of the Spatial Economics Research Centre Last week was the first in a new series of SAGE-sponsored events at the LSE. LSE Works is a series of public lectures that will showcase some of the latest research by LSE’s Research Centres. In each session, [...]