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Improving risk-cost-benefit analysis

The effects of new technologies and discoveries—from nuclear power to medical treatments —often must be inferred long before they are experienced, forcing policymakers to rely on risk, cost and benefit analyses when deciding ...

dateOct 29, 2015 in Social Sciences
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The rise of the musical omnivore

Musical taste has traditionally been viewed as class-related: the elite attends classical music concerts, the middle classes prefer highbrow easy listening, while the lower classes enjoy pop and folk music. However, the accuracy ...

dateSep 16, 2015 in Social Sciences
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