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Women are credited less in science than men

Bruce Weinberg and colleagues study the reasons women are less likely to be named on a given article or patent produced by their team relative to their male peers.

Analytical solutions to evaluate the geothermal energy generation potential from sedimentary-basin reservoirs

In this study, Jeff Bielicki and colleagues develop and implement analytical solutions for calculating reservoir impedance, reservoir heat depletion, and wellbore heat loss in sedimentary reservoirs that are laterally extensive, homogeneous, horizontally isotropic and have uniform thickness.

Global assessment of the carbon–water tradeoff of dry cooling for thermal power generation
Nature Water

Jeff Bielicki and colleagues investigate the CO2 emission and energy penalty due to the deployment of dry cooling—a critical water mitigation strategy—together with alternative water sourcing and carbon capture and storage under climate scenarios.

China’s use of formal science and technology agreements as a tool of diplomacy
Science and Public Policy

Caroline Wagner studies the use of diplomatic tools by China's government in pursuit of foreign policy goals.

Methods and lessons for business resilience and recovery surveys
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

Noah Dormady and colleagues address the lack of tailored guidance for conducting business resilience and recovery surveys by collecting and synthesizing instruments and best practices from previous survey efforts. 

A Thousand Cuts: Cumulative Lead Exposure Reduces Academic Achievement
The Journal of Human Resources

Alex Hollingsworth studies how ambient lead exposure impacts learning in elementary school by leveraging a natural experiment where a large national automotive racing organization switched from leaded to unleaded fuel. 

The Effects of Administrative Burden on Program Equity and Performance: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in a Foreclosure Prevention Program
RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences

Stephanie Moulton's study examines the effects of reforms to reduce administrative burden in a foreclosure prevention program by streamlining the application process and reducing applicant wait times.

Who Votes: City Election Timing and Voter Composition
American Political Science Review

Vladimir Kogan studies how moving local elections to the same day as national elections could increase voter turnout and make the electorate more representative.

A Framework to Centre Justice in Energy Transition Innovations
Nature Energy

As part of an interdisciplinary team of social scientists, Chris Rea offers a framework to help engineers and practitioners center justice in renewable energy transition innovations.

What Side of Town? How Proximity to Critical Survival Factors Affects Rural Business Longevity
Growth and Change

Professor Ned Hill examines the impact of proximity to fixed assets on rural business survival during the Great Recession, finding that factors like highway proximity and industry agglomeration play crucial roles in different sectors.

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