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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

2 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

11 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

15 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

17 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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Herd immunity should be considered to end lockdown, PM's adviser says

Herd immunity should be considered to end lockdown, PM's adviser says

The government's chief epidemic modeller says an exit plan is needed from the lockdown A senior science adviser to the government has said the UK should consider letting... Read more ...

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Life on Mars breakthrough: 'GAME-CHANGER' after major study - shock report

Life on Mars breakthrough: 'GAME-CHANGER' after major study - shock report

A NEW study has dramatically boosted hopes of life on Mars - by proving the staggering abundance of organisms living in volcanic rocks on the sea floor. Read more ...

How rival science teams were born out of a sex smear that splintered the...

How rival science teams were born out of a sex smear that splintered the academic world

Rivalry between research teams at Oxford University, led by Professor Sunetra Gupta, and Imperial College may go back further than their conflicting coronavirus views from last... Read more ...

Photos: Astronauts train to ride a Dragon into space

Photos: Astronauts train to ride a Dragon into space

Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, two veteran space shuttle fliers, are gearing up to fly a privately-developed SpaceX Dragon capsule into orbit this year. The two astronauts... Read more ...

ESA science missions back in action after coronavirus-related shutdown

ESA science missions back in action after coronavirus-related shutdown

Artist's concept of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter. Credit: ESA/ATG medialab Four of the European Space Agency's robotic missions, including the agency's two Mars orbiters, are... Read more ...

Crew training continues for SpaceX's first launch with astronauts

Crew training continues for SpaceX's first launch with astronauts

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley inside the Crew Dragon spaceship they will ride into orbit as soon as mid-to-late May. Credit: SpaceX During a visit to Cape... Read more ...

Government's 100,000-a-day coronavirus tests pledge 'unachievable', fear experts

Government's 100,000-a-day coronavirus tests pledge 'unachievable', fear experts

The Institute of Biomedical Science says equipment shortages make it unlikely the government will achieve its goal of 100,000 coronavirus tests a day by the end of April Read more ...

Here's Four Weird Artifacts of Video Conferencing

Here's Four Weird Artifacts of Video Conferencing

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces many U.S. colleges and universities to move their courses online , connecting online via video is now having its moment . Family, friends... Read more ...

Four Tech Tips For Students Whose Classes Moved Online

Four Tech Tips For Students Whose Classes Moved Online

Yes, there has been a mad rush to get classes online. But there's still good manners and best practices that apply! Australian universities - and unis worldwide - have... Read more ...