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Does raising the minimum wage kill jobs? The centurylong search for the elusive answer shows why economics is so difficult – but data sure helps

The fight over the minimum wage continues. AP Photo/John Raoux Veronika Dolar, SUNY Old Westbury For decades it was conventional wisdom in the ...

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The first battle in the culture wars: The quality of diversity

Voting rights activists protest voter restriction laws being passed in states across the country, in Washington, D.C., July 15, 2021. Alex ...

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Workers feel most valued when their managers trust them

A matter of trust. Delmaine Donson/E+ via Getty Images Jesus Arias, Florida International University The Research Brief is a short take about ...

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AMD’s Lisa Su Breaks Through the Silicon Ceiling

The CEO is the first woman to receive IEEE's highest semiconductor award When Lisa Su became CEO of Advanced Micro Devices in ...

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Female leaders in higher education have created more inclusive and open institutions – here are 3 key figures

From left to right, Michele Ozumba, Carmen Twillie Ambar and Carol Christ. Thalia Plata, The Conversation How have female leaders in higher ...

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How to Make an Unloved Job More Attractive? Restaurants Tinker With Wages.

Long before the pandemic persuaded so many restaurant employees to abandon the business, Corrinna Stum chafed at the illogic of the pay. She ...

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Data science education lacks a much-needed focus on ethics

Undergraduate students need to learn the responsible use of data science as well as the nuts and bolts. Hill Street Studios/Stone via Getty ...

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Nurses are leaving the profession, and replacing them won’t be easy

Many nurses are physically and emotionally exhausted from the toll of COVID-19. lightspeedshutter/iStock via Getty Images Plus Rayna M ...

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Pandemic hardship is about to get a lot worse for millions of out-of-work Americans

The door to unemployment benefits is closing for million of Americans. AP Photo/John Minchillo Jeffrey Kucik, University of Arizona and Don ...

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Women face motherhood penalty in STEM careers long before they actually become mothers

Women in Ph.D STEM programs say they were told they had to choose between family and career. janiecbros/E+ via Getty Images Sarah Thebaud, ...

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