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Air pollution increases crime in London

Higher levels of air pollution in London increase the rate of most types of crime in the capital and, in particular, less severe kinds such as shoplifting and pickpocketing. However, air pollution was not found to have a significant impact … Continue reading

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The stress cost of children: Time matters more than money

Stress can be viewed as reflecting the limits on time and money that life imposes. Numerous studies have measured the money cost of having a child (close to $250,000 per child according to recent U.S. estimates), and some others have … Continue reading

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Terrorist attacks also affect future generations

Terrorist attacks have detrimental effects not only on those directly affected as victims. The negative consequences also extend to future generations, according to a new IZA Discussion Paper by Climent Quintana-Domeque and Pedro Ródenas-Serrano. Unborn babies show a number of … Continue reading

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Living with a stranger: The “Retired Husband Syndrome” in Japan

Retirement is not just a major turning point in the life of a working man, but it often affects his entire family – and not in a good way. Many wives suffer from headaches, sleeplessness and other symptoms of anxiety or … Continue reading

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