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Economics made simple with physics models

How would you go about understanding how markets can suddenly be gripped by panic? To physicists, using a model originally developed to explain magnetism might make sense. Yet, economists may find this extremely counter-intuitive. ...

dateJan 03, 2017 in Economics & Business
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Heterogeneous news flow on volatility

According to a new study from the University of Vaasa, it is possible to apply different statistical methods and information content of time series observations to estimate volatility. The results have importance, for example, ...

dateDec 13, 2016 in Economics & Business
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Bullying makes men leave the labor market

Men and women are almost at an equal risk of being bullied in the workplace, but whereas bullying often causes women to go on prolonged sick leave or use antidepressants, men often choose to leave the labor market altogether ...

dateDec 12, 2016 in Social Sciences
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