The pension system can increase inequality

Those who are rich also live longer. Pension systems that ignore this may cause a redistribution from the bottom to the top, say studies by TU Wien (Vienna).

US teens love apps, not tracking

American teenagers love their smartphone apps, but many are avoiding them, due to fears about privacy and location tracking.

Surprising results in a new study on childbearing and education

In almost every country, women with more education have fewer children. But does education reduce childbearing, or does childbearing get in the way of education, or both? New research by Joel E. Cohen and colleagues in Norway ...

Parental influence on child's science-career decision

Parental influence and access to mathematics courses are likely to guide students to careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or medicine (STEMM), according to research from Michigan State University.

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