News tagged with empirical evidence

Intermediaries increase corruption

An experimental study in which the Universidad Carlos III took part analyzed the interaction between public officials and citizens and found that the presence of intermediaries significantly increases corruption.

dateMay 27, 2014 in Economics & Business
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Asian elephants reassure others in distress

Asian elephants console others who are in distress, using physical touches and vocalizations, finds a study to be published in the open access journal PeerJ. The findings are the first empirical evidence of consolation in ...

dateFeb 18, 2014 in Ecology
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