"Can I Venmo You?"

"Can I Venmo You?"

FiveThirtyEight commissioned a  poll  answering the following question: How do you deal with splitting the check?  The survey also asked how...

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Now: Economic Skepticism

Now: Economic Skepticism

United States employers added 138,000 jobs in May, the Bureau of Labor Statistics   reported . Although this is only a bit down from April, ...

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Energy, the Environment, and Generational Differences

Energy, the Environment, and Generational Differences

In recent years, the environment has been a hot-button topic for politicians and policymakers nationwide. With the looming threat of a bill...

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Melting Permafrost: Limiting Warming to 1.5º C

Melting Permafrost: Limiting Warming to 1.5º C

A new study , covered in Carbon Brief , looks at the differences in the melting of the permafrost considering a warming of 1.5ºC vs 2ºC. Pe...

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Economic Optimism

Economic Optimism

Economists are feeling cautiously optimistic following the release of the Employment Situation Summary by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. ...

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Investment in Transit Can Reduce Energy Burden for Low Income Households

Investment in Transit Can Reduce Energy Burden for Low Income Households

The energy burden is larger for low income households in the United States, and transportation costs play a big role. According to the Cent...

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Education: Money Might Be Everything

Education: Money Might Be Everything

In January, the Equality of Opportunity Project released new research on college attendance and mobility comparisons between polarized soc...

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Meaningful, but Tiring Work

Meaningful, but Tiring Work

According to a recent  report  from  Pew Research   Social and Demographic Trends , the "most meaningful" work that A...

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Tax Confusion

Tax Confusion

  NPR recently administered a poll to American citizens. It tested their knowledge and opinion of the US tax system. The questions included...

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The Survival of Rural America

The Survival of Rural America

America’s rural areas are facing multiple challenges, including the well-known population changes, worsening health conditions, and access ...

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