Diversität von Nachnamen als Maß für soziale Offenheit – Was sagt uns die Verteilung von Nachnamen in einer deutschen Großstadt? 

Manuel Diaz Garcia  und Jonas Elis Lässt sich an unseren Nachnamen erkennen, ob wir in einer sozial offenen Region leben? Also in einer Gesellschaft, die Außenstehenden relativ einfachen Zugang zur Gesellschaft gewährt? Die Antwort lautet: Ja! Zumindest laut einer Studie von Paolo Buonanno und Paolo Vanin. Sie gingen dem Zusammenhang von sozialer Offenheit und Kriminalitätsraten sowie...

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The change in Ukrainians‘ attachment to Ukraine and the European Union throughout the war. A study based on the ReUp panel

Artem Meth & Sabrina J. Mayer The Russian invasion of Ukraine began on 24 February 2022. However, although the once-divided Ukrainian society gave Putin hope of a successful Blitzkrieg, the opposite happened. Ukrainians stood up to the aggressor with a stronger unity than ever before. Once perceived societal divisions appeared to no longer play...

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Europe has a low-fertility problem – so why does it tax its own reproduction?

Pieter Vanhuysse Societies adhere to an erroneous “stork theory” of child-rearing when they do not account for all the resources required to raise the next generation, writes Pieter Vanhuysse. This helps explain why European countries currently tax rather than subsidise their own reproduction, despite fertility rates stubbornly sitting well below the replacement level required...

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