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Dec 20 2017 | The Washington Post
The Republican tax bill that is about to pass presents a paradox — why would so many democratically elected politicians support a bill that voters hate?
Dec 20 2017 | Stanford News
A new approach for reducing gender inequality in the workplace has shown promise in a pilot project at several companies. It combines existing tools and adds an evaluation of places where biases could creep in to a company’s procedures.
Deduction Rollback Hurts High-Tax States, But Exodus Isn’t Assured A key provision in the Republican tax plan could dim the appeal of living in high-tax states like New York in favor of low-tax states like Florida. But research on the subject suggests high-tax regions won't see a sudden or mass...
Jeremy Freese has been selected to present for the Gallery Walk at Stanford's Great Teaching Showcase, a Stanford-wide celebration of great teaching and learning best practices. We look forward to seeing our colleagues at the event: Great Teaching Showcase (open to the public, but RSVP required)...
Nov 23 2017 | NPR
How The U.S. Defines Race And Ethnicity May Change Under Trump Some major changes may be coming to how the U.S. government collects data about the country's racial and ethnic makeup. The Trump administration has been considering proposals to ask about race and ethnicity in a radical new way on the...
Nov 20 2017 | The Guardian
If you tax the rich, they won't leave: US data contradicts millionaires' threats Does raising taxes on the rich really trigger their migration to more obliging states or countries? This study of every million-dollar earner in the US shows otherwise. In the classic Ayn Rand novel Atlas Shrugged, the...
Oct 27 2017 | TED Radio Hour
Liberals and conservatives believe in different sets of moral values. That's why, social psychologist Robb Willer says, appealing to the other side's values — not your own — might change more minds.
Americans’ views on immigration oppose those of President Trump Americans’ attitudes toward immigrants are not what you might think. Unlike their president, Americans have generous views about immigration.
Sep 22 2017 | Stanford News
Stanford scholars Gi-Wook Shin and Michael R. Auslin discuss options for the United States as it contends with North Korea’s nuclear aspirations. In his Tuesday address at the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy North Korea” if the U.S. is forced...
Aug 10 2017 | Stanford News
Stanford professors Dick Scott and Mike Kirst analyzed 45 years of higher education data in the Bay Area. Their findings showed that higher education has fallen behind the needs of an ever-changing region.