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Computer Science - Economics / Business - 24.03.2021

Economics / Business - Environment - 22.03.2021
Why Commercialization of Carbon Capture and Sequestration has Failed and How it Can Work
Credibility of incentives -a function of policy and politics-is a key, researchers say There are 12 essential attributes that explain why commercial carbon capture and sequestration projects succeed or fail in the U.S.

Economics / Business - Health - 22.03.2021
Families with children have been hit hardest financially by COVID-19 pandemic
New research has revealed four million children live in a family which has lost income since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Career - Economics / Business - 18.03.2021
A $15 minimum wage would cost jobs, right? Probably not, economists say
For millions of American workers in retail, restaurants, childcare and other sectors of the job market, the minimum wage hasn't risen since 2009, when it was set at $7.25 an hour.

Economics / Business - 17.03.2021
Conservative-led councils in England more likely to slash financial support for people on low incomes
Giving councils in England a greater say over how benefits are allocated has led to substantial cuts and a patchwork of welfare support, research finds.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 11.03.2021

Economics / Business - 11.03.2021
Standing out from the crowd
Standing out from the crowd
Research team from Göttingen and Groningen Universities shows importance of investors on uniqueness of company strategies Corporate strategies should be as unique as possible, in fact highly specific to each individual company.

Economics / Business - Environment - 11.03.2021
Changing defaults can have a significant and lasting effect
Electricity providers have a simple way of encouraging households and companies to procure power from sustainable sources. This can help lower CO2 emissions. People often choose the standard option. Choosing to be an organ donor, printing on both sides of the page - such decisions are influenced by which is the standard setting, or default.

Economics / Business - Criminology / Forensics - 11.03.2021

Campus - Economics / Business - 08.03.2021

Innovation - Economics / Business - 08.03.2021
Berkeley Lab Innovation Supports Thousands of Jobs Across the Bay Area and Nation
Berkeley Lab Innovation Supports Thousands of Jobs Across the Bay Area and Nation
The U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) supports more than 10,000 jobs in the Bay Area and nearly 20,000 jobs across the country, according t

Music - Economics / Business - 08.03.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 05.03.2021

Campus - Economics / Business - 05.03.2021

Economics / Business - Career - 05.03.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 04.03.2021
"Efficiency is an important element in the energy transition": Energy Efficiency Day
March 5 is the annual Energy Efficiency Day - reason enough for Kathrin Nolte to talk to Prof. Andreas Löschel about meaningful instruments relating to energy and climate issues.

Economics / Business - 04.03.2021
Swiss statistical systems could be enhanced by big data
Using anonymized policyholder data from Swiss insurance company La Mobiličre, EPFL scientists were able to predict a number of socio-economic indicators in 170 Swiss towns. This innovative approach could help increase the granularity and applicability of official statistics. A huge volume of digital data has been harvested, stored and shared in the last few years - from sources such as social media, geolocation systems and aerial images from drones and satellites - giving researchers many new ways to study information and decrypt our world.

Physics - Economics / Business - 04.03.2021

Economics / Business - 04.03.2021
Assessing the Costs of Major Power Outages
Assessing the Costs of Major Power Outages
Little is known about the full impact of widespread, long duration power interruptions, especially the indirect costs and related economy-wide impacts of these events.

Environment - Economics / Business - 02.03.2021

Sport - Economics / Business - 02.03.2021
Impact of lockdown on the gambling habits of sports bettors
Study reveals impact of lockdown on the gambling habits of sports bettors Around one in six sports bettors started a new form of gambling during the initial COVID-19 lockdown, and one in three placed bets more frequently, according to a new study.

Health - Economics / Business - 02.03.2021

Economics / Business - Career - 01.03.2021
Opinion: Businesses say they want to tackle inequalities but they need more data to take action
Structural inequalities span wider than diversity initiatives and action is needed at all levels to ensure that inequalities can be identified and properly addressed, say Siobhan Morris and Dr Olivia Stevenson (both UCL Office of the Vice Provost: Research).

Economics / Business - 28.02.2021
Accounting for Wealth-Inequality Dynamics: Methods, Estimates, and Simulations for France
Publication of GATE in the  Journal of the European Economic Association on February 2021. Measuring and understanding the evolution of wealth inequality is a key challenge for researchers, policy makers, and the general public.

Economics / Business - Career - 26.02.2021
Improved job prospects top concern of consumers
The relatively small recent loss in consumer confidence was concentrated among households with below median incomes, and focused on future economic prospects, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.

Environment - Economics / Business - 23.02.2021

Career - Economics / Business - 23.02.2021
COVID-19 is ravaging U.S. early childhood education, new report finds
Child care and early childhood education centers have faced severe challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, from reduced enrollments to higher costs for cleaning and maintenance.

Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 22.02.2021
How much regulation is too much on the tech industry?
As prominent figures, including former President Donald Trump, are banned from social media platforms for posting disinformation or inflammatory remarks, technology regulation has become a hot topic of debate.

Economics / Business - Environment - 22.02.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 18.02.2021
The time to take low-carbon transition risks seriously is now
A successful climate policy means preparing for unintended adverse impacts, such as job losses in declining energy sectors or potential environmental impacts of scaling up renewables.

Economics / Business - Materials Science - 18.02.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 17.02.2021
The importance of efficient energy use continues to increase
Date: February 17, 2021, No. 12 Ambitious company targets The winter survey 2020/2021 for the Energy Efficiency Index (EEI) shows again that efficient energy use in German industry is increasing in importance.
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