State Pension Plans Would Be Better Off Avoiding External Management Fees
Recent research finds state pension plans would be better off avoiding external asset managers when investing their assets – and would carry substantially smaller unfunded liabilities if they simply invested in a conventional index fund.
Study Offers Insight Into How People Judge Good From Bad
New research sheds light on how people decide whether behavior is moral or immoral. The findings could serve as a framework for informing the development of artificial intelligence.
Study: Widely Used Nonprofit Efficiency Tool Doesn’t Work
The tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.
Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education
Problems related to food, energy and water are becoming increasingly complex. NC State is taking a new approach to prepare the scientists who will solve them.
New Personality Test Is Faster – and Tougher to Trick
Psychology researchers have developed a new personality test that is both faster to take and much harder to manipulate by those attempting to control the outcome.
Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks
A drug policy researcher is proposing a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe.
Prospective Teachers More Likely to View Black Faces Than White Faces as Angry
A preliminary study of prospective teachers finds that they are more likely to view the face of Black adults as angry compared to the faces of White adults.
Stress Really Can Make Young Adults Feel Older
Psychology researchers have found that stress can play a significant role in how old emerging adults feel, with every stressful event above the daily norm making many young people feel at least one year older.
5 Counties to Watch in North Carolina Politics
These five counties are particularly noteworthy for political observers interested in statewide North Carolina elections.
6 Must-See 21st Century Documentaries About Life in North Carolina
Six memorable documentaries, released within the past 20 years, that capture the spirit of NC.