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Not Only in Hollywood: Gender Pay Gap Persists in the Arts

The authors conclude: "Private employers in the arts would do well to look into the same affirmative action policies and income stabilization measures that appear to be effective in driving (relative) income parity in the governmental sector. Additional grants should be put in place to encourage the professional growth of female artists. Furthermore, if made better aware of these disparities, arts degree-granting institutions could place a heightened emphasis on building their students' self-promotional skills and enhancing their portfolios of other abilities necessary to be able to navigate the unique, contract-based trajectories of arts careers."

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What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Kids

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In their new book, Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children, two education professors focus on the six skills they say will help children become the thinkers and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. University of Delaware's Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and co-author Kathy Hirsh-Pasek of Temple University, argue that the American educational model is not adequately preparing its tiny citizens for success in the 21st century. Today’s kids need well-developed “soft” skills to thrive in the global workforce. In fact, these so-called “soft" skills are anything but; they are foundational to children’s success in the workforce as well as in their personal lives. Especially since the advent of high stakes testing under No Child Left Behind, schools rely largely on the “font of wisdom” model where a teacher talks at the class for the bulk of the day. Yet, the authors say, research doesn’t support that kids learn best this way. Studies suggest kids flourish when they

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Are Italians or Swedes More Likely to Cheat on Their Taxes?

Wide variations can be seen in how far citizens from different countries evade tax. While this can be attributed to how well institutions deter tax avoidance through audits and fines, cultural differences may also play a part.

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The Aging of America's Corporate Boardrooms—UC Berkeley Corporate Governance Expert Available. #SumnerRedstone #Viacom #CBS

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Study Tracks Perceptions of Making Ethical Purchases

Society believes that those on social assistance - or welfare - should not be paying a premium to purchase ethical goods instead of cheaper alternatives, according to a new study from Simon Fraser University's Beedie School of Business.

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FAU Research Indicates Vivid Language Used to Assure Whistleblowers of Protection Can Instead Evoke Fear

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A new study by researchers at FAU and Providence College has found that vivid language intended to assure potential whistleblowers they will be protected from retaliation is instead likely to evoke fear and make them less likely to report misconduct.

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Corporate Sustainability Should Be Core Strategy, Requires Paths Unique to Each Business

Prior to the 1990s, there was little concept of corporate sustainability within the textile and apparel industry. However, beginning in the mid-1990s, clothing and apparel corporations began receiving pushback from consumers regarding social, environmental and economic sustainability. In an effort to qualify the process of investing in corporate sustainability, University of Missouri researchers examined two major international apparel brands, Nike and Adidas, to determine the paths taken to reach corporate sustainability. Saheli Goswami, a doctoral student in the MU College of Human Environmental Sciences, says that while both companies are currently models of corporate sustainability, they took very different paths to reach the end goal.

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International Tax Law Expert Available Re: Panama Papers

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Johns Hopkins Faculty Available to Discuss Financial Crises, Corporate Governance, Regulation, Campaign Finance, and Ethics

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Panama Papers Show Billions of Dollars Stashed Away by the Wealthy Elite, Including Several World Leaders; Experts Needed

Experts needed to explain which countries provide tax havens and do not comply with international regulations. How did investigative journalists examine the millions of files from the Panama law firm Mossack Fonseca and trace them back to prominent world leaders?

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Expert: Fiduciary Rule Equalizes System for Clients, Financial Advisers

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Top Soccer Players Are Under-Performing Because of Gambling, Research Says

Players are also using online betting sites to conceal their gambling from their partners, the British Sociological Association's annual conference in Birmingham was told today [Thursday, April 7. 2016].