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Bursting the Bubble of Affluent Ignorance

4 months ago

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.

Culture and Lifestyles, Family
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Kant's Philosophical Legacy Reaches Iran

5 months ago

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.

Culture and Lifestyles
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AI Ethics for Real Scenarios Leave Sci Fi for the Movies

5 months ago

“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.

Culture and Lifestyles, Civil Society
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Happy Homes, Happy People, Happy Society?

6 months ago

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. 

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Can Purpose Deliver Better Corporate Governance?

8 months ago

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.

Governance
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Five IESE-Led Research Projects Awarded STI Grants

8 months ago

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.

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Crises Put Families to the Test

8 months ago

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.

Family
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Too Much of a Good Thing during Lockdown

9 months ago

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.

Civil Society
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Covid-19: Six Months On

9 months ago

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.

Civil Society