New report finds racial and economic segregation present in Bay Area neighborhoods

New report finds racial and economic segregation present in Bay Area neighborhoods

(BCN) — A new report from the Bay Area Equity Atlas shows that several Bay Area neighborhoods remain highly segregated by race and wealth. The report is based on an analysis of U.S. Census data down to the census track level that compares population numbers by race and income. Eleven of the Bay Area’s 1,572

China’s economy didn’t bounce back in the second quarter, survey finds

China’s economy didn’t bounce back in the second quarter, survey finds

China’s exports surged by 16.9% in May from a year ago, two times faster than analysts expected. Pictured here on June 15, 2022, are workers in Jiangsu province making stuffed toy bears for export. Si Wei | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING — Chinese businesses ranging from services to manufacturing reported a slowdown

Students from struggling economic backgrounds sent home with food for the weekend have improved test scores, study finds

Students from struggling economic backgrounds sent home with food for the weekend have improved test scores, study finds

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea When food banks work with schools to send children home with a backpack full of food over the weekend, they do better on reading and math tests, I found in a recent study. These effects are strongest for younger and low-performing

Future manufacturing engineers must be creative automation experts, survey finds

Future manufacturing engineers must be creative automation experts, survey finds

84% of respondents to the IMechE and IET survey ranked automation, robotics and mechatronics as the most important skills for manufacturing engineers in the next 10 years (Credit: Shutterstock) Future manufacturing engineers will need to complement deep knowledge of automation and robotics with advanced communication skills and creativity to keep up