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Looking at Censuses Past and Future: A Talk With Andrew Whitby

Looking at Censuses Past and Future: A Talk With Andrew Whitby

4 days ago   |   Social Science Space

The traditional census - counting all the people in a country or locale and tabulating those results - currently sits at the center of a vast web of administrative and...
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"Ownership Cures for Inequality", Chapter 21 in Olivier Blanchard and Dani Rodrik

12 days ago   |   Harvard

Richard B. Freeman. Forthcoming. “ "Ownership Cures for Inequality", Chapter 21 in Olivier Blanchard and Dani Rodrik .” In Combating Inequality: Rethinking Policies to Reduce...
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A Second Letter to Congress Requests $4 Billion for Museums for COVID-19 Economic Relief

A Second Letter to Congress Requests $4 Billion for Museums for COVID-19 Economic Relief

17 days ago   |   ASTC

On Wednesday, March 18, ASTC joined with our colleagues to send a letter urging the United States Congress to include at least $4 billion for nonprofit museums in COVID-19...
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A More Generous Earned Income Tax Credit for Singles: Interim Findings from the Paycheck Plus Demonstration in Atlanta

19 days ago   |   Harvard

Cynthia Miller, Lawrence F. Katz, Edith Yang, Alexandra Bernardi, Adam Isen, and Kali Aloisi. 2020. A More Generous Earned Income Tax Credit for Singles: Interim Findings from...
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Stavins quoted in ClimateWire, February 27, 2020

1 month ago   |   Harvard

February 28, 2020 'Utter failure.' How carbon tax lost its allure.
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Politicians are mulling a global tax rate to tame the tech giants

1 month ago   |   New Scientist

Tech firms are making record profits but paying little tax. Now global leaders are discussing ways to make them pay their fair share
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Canada may change new rules for drug prices; Trump frustrated over drug pricing

1 month ago   |   STAT

And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Not a moment too soon, yes? This is, you may recall, our treasured signal to daydream about weekend plans. Our agenda is...
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STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Generic shortages loom as coronavirus worsens; Connecticut lawmakers look to cap insulin costs

1 month ago   |   STAT

And so, another working week will soon draw to a close. Not a moment too soon, yes? This is, you may recall, our treasured signal to daydream about weekend plans. Despite the...
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Atom bomb tech means scientists can carbon date whale sharks

Atom bomb tech means scientists can carbon date whale sharks

Whale sharks are the biggest fish in the sea (Photo by De Agostini via Getty Images/De Agostini via Getty Images) Scientists have for the first time calculated the true age of... Read more ...

Coronavirus targeted by Eastern Arc collaboration

Coronavirus targeted by Eastern Arc collaboration

Trimeric Covid-19 Spike protein Eastern Arc researchers at the University of East Anglia based in the Quadram Institute and the School of Biosciences at the University of Kent... Read more ...

Coronavirus: are governments really listening to ‘the science'?

Coronavirus: are governments really listening to ‘the science'?

Description Health Secretary Matt Hancock attends the opening of the NHS Nightingale Hospital at ExCel London Credits Leon Neal/Getty Images Alt Text Matt Hancock Scientific... Read more ...

BT urges public not to vandalise phone masts amid claims '5G causes coronavirus'

BT urges public not to vandalise phone masts amid claims '5G causes coronavirus'

While there's absolutely no science to prove such a link, the theory has led to several 5G masts being vandalised or even burned down this week Read more ...

Coronavirus breakthrough as

Coronavirus breakthrough as

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Scientists develop ‘Smart Toilet' that detects 10 different types of diseases

Scientists develop ‘Smart Toilet' that detects 10 different types of diseases

SCIENTISTS have developed a "smart toilet", with the ability to detect diseases in stool and urine. Read more ...

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A chemistry tweak can turn beets' red juice into a true blue dye

A chemistry tweak can turn beets' red juice into a true blue dye : Beet juice is red. Now chemists turned it blue. It might have potential for consumers like you. Natural... Read more ...

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Pink Supermoon 2020: When is the next Full Moon? When is the Pink Moon?

A PINK SUPERMOON is expected to light up the night skies next week - but when is the next Full Moon and when is the Pink Supermoon? Read more ...

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NASA news: Juno spacecraft's picture of Jupiter looks like a beautiful watercolour

NASA's Juno spacecraft snapped this stunning portrait of swirling gas clouds on Jupiter. Read more ...

Pink Moon meaning: What is the meaning behind the Pink Moon?

Pink Moon meaning: What is the meaning behind the Pink Moon?

THE Pink Moon will appear next week to light up the night skies with its beautiful glow - but what is the meaning behind the Pink Moon's name? Read more ...