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Millions prevented from travel due to ‘social credit’ offenses in China

Millions prevented from travel due to ‘social credit’ offenses in China

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Global, News

Chinese travelers were barred from traveling 17.5 million times last year due to minor legal infractions such as unpaid fines and taxes according to the National Public Credit Information Center. 5.5 million were barred from train ticket purchases as well, complementary to a new policy being pushed by...

Behavioral economics reveals insights into the biases and behaviors of humans

Behavioral economics reveals insights into the biases and behaviors of humans

by Sara Yen, Asst. Features Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusive, STEM

At your local 7-Eleven, you walk up to the cash register and take out your wallet. Placing your cherry Slurpee on the counter, out of the corners of your eyes you see lit-up numbers flashing that the current jackpot for the Powerball is $620 million. As the Los Angeles Times said, “a person is more...

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