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Playing computer games helps improve math scores, but only for boys

Playing computer games helps improve math scores, but only for boys
Daily play of multiplayer online games lifts math test scores for teenagers, but only for boys, widening the gender gap among male and female teens, new research from economist Nicole Fortin has found.

Information technology jobs outpace most other jobs in productivity and growth since 2004: UBC-MIT study

Information technology jobs outpace most other jobs in productivity and growth since 2004: UBC-MIT study
Jobs in information technology are providing American workers with long-lasting financial stability, suggests new research from UBC and MIT.

UBC economist Siwan Anderson makes history as John Rae Prize recipient

UBC economist Siwan Anderson makes history as John Rae Prize recipient
Siwan Anderson has won this year’s John Rae Prize from the Canadian Economics Association, becoming the first woman to receive the award.

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