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Article ID: 702346

Want a Happy Life? Live in a State with High Employment

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

In the study, the researchers measured unhappiness by the conditional probability of committing suicide within groups that are facing a higher unemployment rate and those that are not. Using individual-level US data from 1989 to 2004, their findings indicate that individuals have lower rates of suicide or are ‘happy’ when they live in a state that has lower unemployment rate.

17-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 702219

Costs of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program May Exceed Reimbursements

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For some healthcare providers – especially those serving racial/ethnic minority and low-income patients – the costs of delivering a new Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) may be much higher than the expected reimbursement, reports a study in the November issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

15-Oct-2018 3:40 PM EDT

Article ID: 702195

PBS' 'Native America' Documentary Features Research by UIC Anthropologists

University of Illinois at Chicago

Christopher Davis and Anna Roosevelt, both from the University of Illinois at Chicago, returned to the Brazilian research site to discuss their findings while being filmed for the four-part documentary “Native America,” which premieres Oct. 23 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT on PBS.

15-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 702184

Bank on morality

Washington University in St. Louis

A group of researchers, including a faculty member from Washington University in St. Louis, borrowed from Muslim teachings to show that an Indonesian bank issuing an Islamic credit card could significantly increase debt repayment by reminding consumers about their moral obligation to pay what they owe

15-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702106

Applying Auto Industry’s Fuel-Efficiency Standards to Agriculture Could Net Billions in Corn Sector, Researchers Conclude

New York University

Adopting benchmarks similar to the fuel-efficiency standards used by the auto industry in the production of fertilizer could yield $5-8 billion in economic benefits for the U.S. corn sector alone, researchers have concluded in a new analysis.

12-Oct-2018 7:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 702117

Clarkson Ignite Podcast Aims to Connect Clarkson Community

Clarkson University

A new podcast at Clarkson University intends to connect individuals across Clarkson’s diverse community and provide listeners with interesting and unique content.

12-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT


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    11-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 701758

Nice People Finish Last When It Comes to Money

American Psychological Association (APA)

WASHINGTON -- Nice people may be at greater risk of bankruptcy and other financial hardships compared with their less agreeable peers, not because they are more cooperative, but because they don’t value money as much, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

5-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 702021

Studies Reveal Powerful Links Between Economic Development, Technology and Geopolitical Cooperation to Reduce Climate Change

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University researchers are trying to determine key links between economic development, technology, politics and human decision making in the context of climate change. Their research published in two peer-reviewed journals helps shed light on the complex topic.

10-Oct-2018 5:00 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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