News tagged with economic performance

Dating violence impedes victims' earnings

Dating violence in adolescence not only takes a physical and emotional toll on young women, it also leads to less education and lower earnings later in life, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by ...

dateAug 27, 2013 in Social Sciences
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How to manage motorway tolls through the Game Theory

A team led by José Manuel Zarzuelo, Professor of Applied Economics, has applied the co-operative Game Theory to calculating motorway toll charges. The results of the study have been published in the specialised journal European Jo ...

dateApr 30, 2013 in Other
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Study grades US presidents on the economy

(Phys.org)—During presidential campaigns, it's not unusual to hear candidates from both parties say they will focus on strengthening the nation's economy. But how well have presidents delivered on that promise once in the ...

dateNov 02, 2012 in Social Sciences
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