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  • In the Media: Which Nations Boast World's Tallest People?
  • The average height for U.S. adults stopped increasing about 20 years ago, and the United States now lags behind other countries in height. John Komlos, a visiting professor who teaches a course on economics and human biology, says there could be several reasons for the stagnation. Read More
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  • In the Media: The Roots of Middle East Mistrust
  • Arabs have "substantially less trust in strangers, foreign or domestic" than Europeans do, and it's hampering their progress, writes Professor Timur Kuran in an op-ed for Project Syndicate. Kuran believes a first step toward addressing this trust deficit is to understand its causes. Read More

July 2016

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