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Social Sciences

Company Size Matters

Small companies innovate better, but in the energy field, large firms may lead.
12.15.14

Thinking Conceptually

Studying the role of “executive function” in learning, in minds young and old.
12.15.14

Keeping Women Safe

Addressing the root causes of violence against women in South Asia
12.15.14

Choosing Confidants

Barbers, bartenders, and beauticians are as privy to our secrets as are family and friends.
12.9.14

The Emotions of Election Day

A Kennedy School working paper shows that losing elections can take a big toll on partisan voters’ happiness.
11.4.14

Examining Economic Webs

The Joint Center for Economics brings a quantitative approach to economic history.
10.15.14

The New Histories

Scholars pursue sweeping new interpretations of the human past.
10.15.14

Vita: John Muir

Brief life of a Scottish-American conservationist: 1838-1914
10.15.14