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This is the blog of a research group in the Unit of Applied Neurobiology (UNA, CEMIC-CONICET), who works in the area of child poverty and cognitive development. In addition to finding material on the group's research work, visitors will also have the opportunity to interact with its members, have access to information, and comment on entries on various topics related to the research in the area of interest.

La ciencia de la inequidad / The Science of inequality

La revista Science incluye en su último número (23 de mayo de2014) una sección especial sobre la ciencia de la inequidad. El tema es abordado desde diferentes perspectivas científicas incluyendo a las ciencias humanas (antropología, historia), sociales (economía, psicología), exactas y naturales (física, ciencias de la salud). A continuación se incluye el índice de artículos que conforman el número especial:

What the numbers tell us
Gilbert Chin and Elizabeth Culotta

A world of difference
New data allow researchers to map inequality the world over
Emily Underwood

The ancient roots of the 1% 
Don't blame farming. Inequality got its start among resource-rich hunter-gatherers
Heather Pringle

Our egalitarian Eden 
Hunter-gatherers—and presumably all our ancestors—lived as equals
Elizabeth Pennisi

Tax man's gloomy message: the rich will get richer 
With a massive database of income tax records, a French superstar challenges conventional wisdom on inequality
Eliot Marshall

Physicists say it's simple 
If the poor will always be with us, an analogy to the second law of thermodynamics may explain why
Adrian Cho

Can disparities be deadly? 
Controversial research explores whether living in an unequal society can make people sick
Emily Underwood

While emerging economies boom, equality goes bust
Inequality spikes in developing nations around the world
Mara Hvistendahl

Tracking who climbs up—and who falls down—the ladder 
Researchers seek new ways to understand social mobility and opportunity in America
Jeffrey Mervis

Inequality in the long run
Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez

Skills, education, and the rise of earnings inequality among the “other 99 percent”
David H. Autor

Income inequality in the developing world
Martin Ravallion

The intergenerational transmission of inequality: Maternal disadvantage and health at birth
Anna Aizer and Janet Currie

On the psychology of poverty
Johannes Haushofer and Ernst Fehr

Acceso a información del número especial

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