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Is There a Link Between Biodiversity Loss and Economic Inequality?

Publié le 1 juin, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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Is There a Link Between Biodiversity Loss and Economic Inequality?

By examining economic distribution in various countries, can we better understand the impact these countries have on their indigenous plant and animal species? Recent research suggests that we can1. A consideration of income inequality may improve our ability to predict how much of the flora and fauna in a given country is threatened with extinction, […]

The Gender Income Gap

Publié le 1 mai, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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The Gender Income Gap

The gender income gap in Canada is wide and persistent. While gender-role attitudes in society have become more egalitarian, and while more women than ever before are pursuing advanced degrees and joining the workforce, the disparity between men’s and women’s income has remained unchanged over the past decade. Why is this the case? Hannah Webster, […]