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Marriage doesn’t cure reckless spending, researchers find

Spendthrift singles tend not to reform when they settle down with a spouse. Andrew Masterson reports.

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Cosmos Magazine

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Whites' racial prejudice can lessen over time, research shows

Prejudice among white people can lessen over time, according to new research from Rice University.

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Guns are often obtained just days before a crime, study finds

Guns recovered from crimes are often a decade old, but knowing when a gun was manufactured doesn't reveal how many times it may have changed hands.

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Record-low fertility rates linked to decline in stable manufacturing jobs

As the Great Recession wiped out nearly 9 million jobs and 19 trillion dollars in wealth from U.S. households, American families experienced another steep decline—they had fewer children.

Wed 19 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Foreign investment limits cost Canadian economy almost $10 billion a year says new study

Canada is stunting its own economy and blocking businesses from reaping the benefits of innovation by clinging to protectionist policies that curb foreign investment, a new study from the University ...

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Evidence of hiring discrimination against nonwhite groups in nine countries examined

A new meta-analysis on hiring discrimination by Northwestern University sociologist Lincoln Quillian and his colleagues finds evidence of pervasive hiring discrimination against all nonwhite ...

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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University racism report: efforts bear fruit in Cape Town

Nature, Published online: 18 June 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-01912-1University racism report: efforts bear fruit in Cape Town

Tue 18 Jun 19 from Nature News

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Gender pay gap shrinking for some female university presidents

While serious economic and societal issues continue to swirl around the gender pay gap, new research published in the INFORMS journal Organization Science shows one area where this inequality ...

Mon 17 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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New study examines the association between race, ethnicity and exclusionary discipline practices

Discipline and how it is administered in schools across the U.S. continues to be a hotly debated topic. Now a University of Kentucky doctoral graduate's expansive research on the subject has ...

Mon 17 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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Interest free loans could prevent homelessness and save councils millions, according to a new study

A homeless prevention interest free loan scheme in Lewisham, which has helped over 300 families escape eviction and saved the council over £1 million, could be replicated across the UK a new ...

Mon 17 Jun 19 from Phys.org

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