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Mapping the changing nature of employment

While the crisis Europe is currently enduring has had a profound impact in many areas, one of the most concerning ones lies in its high unemployment rates. According to the latest Eurostat figures, over 26 million citizens ...

dateAug 09, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Fewer willing to participate in surveys

The percentage of respondents to many important research surveys is dropping sharply. Social science researchers are concerned that survey samples can be skewed, which can compromise the validity of results.

dateJun 07, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Some biologists shun new media

An online survey of neuroscientists in Germany and the United States found that, although in both countries researchers believe "new media" such as blogs and online social networks are important in influencing public opinion ...

dateMar 08, 2013 in Social Sciences
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