Economics and medicine graduates are top earners, finds report

Students studying economics and medicine at British universities are likely to gain the largest financial benefits from their degrees, outstripping even the considerable advantages enjoyed by private school students or people from the wealthiest backgrounds, a study has found. An Institute for Fiscal Studies report, using several years of evidence gathered from education and taxation…

Researchers develop new happiness index

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A team of researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) and Universitat de València (UV) have developed a new index to measure a country’s happiness. Named HAIN (HAppiness INdex), it is based on five areas – development, freedom, solidarity, justice and peace, each of which is evaluated based on quantitative…