The disciplines in this field seek to deepen our understanding of how people behave in a wide variety of contexts and to assess the consequences of an individual, group, and societal decisions. Collectively, Social Science seeks to explain and investigate the functioning of society and address the vast array of pressing contemporary issues that affect individual and societal well-being.
The breadth of research in Social Science at NYU Abu Dhabi uses data to help historians, economists, NGOs, and governments better understand human behavior — and improve people’s lives.
ThePrint spoke to some of the biggest names in Indian intelligentsia and asked who are the brightest minds on the horizon. Rahul Sagar was identified as one of the next generation of Indian intellectuals.
Peter Van der Windt receives Annual Bruce Russett Award for his article, Crowdseeding in Eastern Congo: Using Cell Phones to Collect Conflict Events Data in Real Time in the Journal of Conflict Resolution.
Students engaged with former prime ministers and key politicians across Europe as part of an immersive 10-day course. Taught by American political consultant and best-selling author Frank Luntz, Europe in Crisis: Brexit and the Future of the EU, was held in London, Brussels, and Paris. Throughout the course, 16 students interacted with former prime ministers including Tony Blair and key politicians such as Michael Gove to delve deeper as Britain renegotiates its relationship with the European Union.
The alternatives to privatisation and nationalisation
Robert Allen | The Economist | September 12, 2019
How to find a good restaurant? Economists can help
Romain Gauriot | Times Live South Africa | August 16, 2019
Outrage in Pakistan over abuse of child domestic workers
Saba Karim Khan | The Guardian | August 13, 2019
Pakistan has a domestic abuse problem – but there’s a way to turn the outrage into action
Saba Karim Khan | Independent | July 30, 2019
The Kim Darroch debacle shows that we need our diplomats to be honest more than ever before
Tom Fletcher | The National | July 13, 2019