Earnings show less for left-handed, says study

Much has been thrown at left-handed people—they are quick to anger, quickly scared and, with the exception of heads of state, are more or less life's losers. Much too has been bestowed upon left-handed people—they are ...

Researchers map global economy in collaboration with LinkedIn

A small team of researchers at Indiana University has created the first global map of labor flow in collaboration with the world's largest professional social network, LinkedIn. The work is reported in the journal Nature ...

Alco Electronics' David Leung on making gadgets in China

A look inside Alco Electronics Ltd.'s factory in China shows what it takes to succeed as a maker of gadgets for the rest of the world—human precision in tiny tasks and increasingly automated manufacturing, but also flexible ...

Do good looks get high school students good grades?

Do personal traits predict success in school? If so, which dimension of one's outward appearance can tell the most about academic achievement? The answers to these questions are found in a new study by researchers from the ...

Labor market key to reducing excessive risk taking by bankers

Excessive bonuses and risk taking in the financial sector are inherent in the competition on the labor market for bankers. This is argued by Anton van Boxtel in his PhD thesis, which he will defend at Tilburg University on ...

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