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Employees Changed Their Drinking Habits After the Recession

New research suggests that economic stress brought on by the Great Recession shifted drinking behavior: Employees drank less often on the job, but more often after work. ... More>

23rd Annual RAND Summer Institute

23rd Annual RAND Summer Institute, July 11-14, 2016, Santa Monica, CA. Two conferences addressing critical issues facing our aging population: Mini-Medical School for Social Scientists; Workshop on the Demography, Economics, […]... More>

A bad economy means more reasons to watch our mental health at work

Economic Growth Can’t Buy Happiness

A nation’s economic prosperity has little impact on citizens’ happiness when there are large gaps in income equality. ... More>

Microlending Success Starts with a Smile

A massive analysis of real microlending data demonstrates that positive facial expressions – such as a smile – lead to more successful campaigns. ... More>