News tagged with demographic variables

State workers underpaid, new study finds

A comparison of public sector workers in Illinois with their peers in the private sector shows a general wage and salary penalty for state and local government employees, according to research by a University of Illinois ...

dateMar 12, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Older is better for hunting dogs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Older dogs and male dogs are better hunting companions than younger dogs and female dogs says the author of a new study on the hunting ability and nutritional status of domestic dogs in lowland ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Computers provide connections for older adults

The rapid evolution of computers makes it challenging for computer savvy users to keep up, but what about older Americans? How useful are computers to the aging population? As the rate of technology change accelerates, there ...

dateSep 21, 2011 in Social Sciences
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More competitors, less competition

The larger the number of examinees, the lower the average grade. This is one of the findings of a series of new studies carried out by scientists at the University of Haifa and the University of Michigan. "It is a well-established ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Social Sciences
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