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Career - Economics / Business - 14.10.2020
Is there a male breadwinner norm? Don’t look at salary data to find out, U-M study says
Previous research seems to show the tendency of women to sabotage themselves in order to earn less than their husbands. But a closer look at the data reveals that might not be the case. A 2015 paper, now well known in economics research, details a graph that appears to show women's behavior in marriage reinforces the stereotype of a male breadwinner-that is, in heterosexual couples, women prefer to be married to a man who makes more than them.

Economics / Business - Career - 14.10.2020

Campus - Career - 13.10.2020

Environment - Career - 13.10.2020
New agreement on U.S. hydropower and river conservation
New agreement on U.S. hydropower and river conservation
Stanford's Dan Reicher discusses a new agreement addressing the role of U.S. hydropower in fighting climate change and the need to restore and sustain America's rivers.

Career - 09.10.2020

Campus - Career - 07.10.2020

Health - Career - 06.10.2020

Health - Career - 28.09.2020
Applying human-centered design to voting places
Stanford's has partnered with the Healthy Elections Project, a joint collaboration with scholars at Stanford and MIT, to help election officials address some of the unprecedented challenges the pandemic poses to November's general election.

Career - 25.09.2020
Poll finds Californians have one mission: Defeat President Trump
President Donald Trump signs a section of border wall in California in September 2019. A new poll shows that more than two-thirds of California voters plan to support his opponent in November's election.

Campus - Career - 24.09.2020
UC San Diego Helping More Californians Gain Skills, Degrees
Approximately 10 percent of freshmen and transfer entrants begin their degree coursework at University of California campuses but never complete their degrees.

Career - Innovation - 24.09.2020

Career - 21.09.2020
Lockdown could have lasting effect on survivors of sexual violence and the services that support them, experts argue
Experts argue that lack of visibility made these types of violence invisible at a time when offences were likely increasing, making it harder for individuals to identify the most appropriate forms of support service.

Economics / Business - Career - 21.09.2020
Oakland County’s economy hit during pandemic, but it’s well-positioned for recovery
Oakland County, one of the most populous and prosperous counties in Michigan, enjoyed a decade-plus run of job growth through early 2020-a record that was upended only by a pandemic-fueled recession.

Campus - Career - 18.09.2020

Career - 16.09.2020
Vulnerable groups affected by public transit cuts amid pandemic
Study of public transport agencies across North America shows service cuts disproportionately affect lower-income and more vulnerable groups In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, public transport age

Career - Research Management - 12.09.2020

Career - Research Management - 11.09.2020
Scientists awarded share of ¤677 million to unravel scientific mysteries
Three early career researchers at the University of Birmingham have been awarded 2020 European Research Council Starting Grants to tackle some of the biggest scientific questions of our time.

Innovation - Career - 11.09.2020
Creative industries in South Wales benefit from £900,000 to test new ideas
An initiative to drive innovation in the South Wales screen and news sectors has announced 33 projects as part of its latest funding round.

Career - Economics / Business - 10.09.2020
Two overlooked ways to boost the economy
Enhanced investment in care industries like education and health will simultaneously help women and the economy, Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill finds.

Research Management - Career - 03.09.2020

Career - Politics - 02.09.2020
How the Swiss fared under partial lockdown
A joint study by EPFL, the Idiap Research Institute and the University of Lausanne's Institute of Psychology has provided us with a unique snapshot of how Swiss residents experienced the partial lockdown measures resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. The findings include gender disparities, doubts about the future and hopes for change.

Social Sciences - Career - 31.08.2020

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