A new documentary puts faces to research on America’s growing class gap in terms of the social capital that leads to people’s ability to live their own definition of a full and happy life, following and filming real people over the course of a year.
Moral Philosopher Ana Marta González has published in Persian a book of some of her collected works, inviting a new public to share her broad knowledge of Kantian philosophy.
“Our democracies are vulnerable and under threat; if we want to maintain and realize our ethical and political values, we need to take a close look at the political role of digital technologies – now, not in the future,” asserts philosopher of technology Mark Coeckelbergh.
The relationship between domestic life and happiness at both the personal and the societal level is even more relevant during the global crisis that has confined people to their homes and required them to incorporate within the home environment even activities previously carried out in other realms.
Do political squabbles and different worldviews reveal an underlying fault line that threatens the system that permitted it to develop? David Thunder argues that they well may.
Sociologist Laurie DeRose and her colleague Anna Barren explain interesting new research into the relationship between faith and fertility choices, using the case of Poland as an example.
Academics and practitioners came together in a three-day online event to discuss and debate not only whether purpose-driven companies can deliver better corporate governance, but also the role business should play in addressing some of the most pressing environmental and social challenges our world faces today.
STI has awarded grants to five research projects to be led by IESE professors during the 2020-21 academic year. The selection was the fruit of the first annual joint STI-IESE call for proposals.
This year’s edition of the American Family Survey – an annual snapshot of the American family – gave further support to the consistent conclusion that strong families support strong individuals, who in turn support strong neighborhoods and societies, in a virtuous circle. But the COVID-19 crisis has accentuated differences.
While correlations can leave room for speculation as to cause and effect, a new study relates excessive screen time – especially of the more frivolous variety – with lower levels of perceived well-being during COVID-19-related confinement. Charo Sádaba was part of the research team.
As governments take a wide range of measures in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, a new tool aims to track and compare policy responses around the world, rigorously and consistently. One of the lead researchers discusses what has been learned.
Dr. Mark Griffiths explains responsible gambling tools – how small interventions can influence problematic user behavior for the good.