Business and Economics

Economics - Jul 7
Economics
The research, published today and led by the University of Bristol, highlighted although blockers could be effective, particularly when used in conjunction with other self-exclusion tools, they need to be improved to better protect people from gambling harm. The researchers, from the university's Personal Finance Research Centre (PFRC), are recommending all card blockers include a time-release lock of at least 48 hours.
Mathematics - Economics - Jul 3

A new mathematical principle has been designed to combat AI bias towards making unethical and costly commercial choices. Researchers from the University of Warwick, Imperial College London, EPFL (Lausanne) and Sciteb Ltd have found a mathematical means of helping regulators and businesses manage artificial intelligence (AI) systems' biases towards making unethical, and potentially very costly and damaging, commercial choices.

Environment - Economics - Jul 3
Environment - Economics

A new report from Imperial and Sainsbury's outlines how well-managed fridges can keep food cooler, be greener and cut costs.

Philosophy - Economics - Jul 1

EPFL professor Anthony Davison and co-authors provide a mathematical basis for concerns about ethical implications of AI. Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly deployed around us and may have large potential benefits.

Law - Economics - Jun 29

Share on: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Corporations seek and secure favorable legal decisions by retaining attorneys who have worked for or studied with federal judges, a new study reveals.

Career - Economics - Jul 3

Low-income workers are almost twice as likely to be laid-off or furloughed as high-income workers, according to a new UCL study examining income and consumption effects of Covid-19. The working paper, published by Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research , highlights that a significant proportion of those low-income workers - 70 percent from the bottom fifth of the income distribution - have struggled to afford living costs.

Economics - Environment - Jul 2
Economics - Environment

International group of researchers with members from Freie Universität Berlin describes the growth strategies of plant roots.

Social Sciences - Economics - Jun 30

A major report reveals the complex and long-standing factors contributing to the disproportionate impact coronavirus is having on Wales' black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities.

Economics - Jun 26

How do different types of households respond to economic volatility? A recent paper by University of Chicago economists shows that income shocks-sudden but temporary reductions in income-affect Black and Hispanic households more strongly than their white counterparts, as a result of the persistent racial and ethnic wealth gap in the United States.


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