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Read more at: To die like a king: New study says it's most dangerous job in history

To die like a king: New study says it's most dangerous job in history

16 May 2014

A survey by Cambridge professor Manuel Eisner finds risk of death for kings between 600 and 1800AD was very high, suggesting that being a king might be the most dangerous job in history. You can read the full media report in the Guardian .


Read more at: Alcohol licensing act proposed by Eisner and Humphrey makes headlines

Alcohol licensing act proposed by Eisner and Humphrey makes headlines

17 April 2014

The alcohol licensing act proposed by Prof. Manuel Eisner and Dr. David Humphreys in the article " Do flexible alcohol trading hours reduce violence? A theory-based natural experiment in alcohol policy " (Social Science and Medicine) has stimulated interesting public discussion in the media. Find out more about the media...


Read more at: Study finds that many Jordan teenagers support honour killings

Study finds that many Jordan teenagers support honour killings

17 April 2014

A new study by Manuel Eisner and Lana Gunheim finds that a significant proportion of teenagers in Jordan think that honour killing is morally right. The study has received attention in the media including by BBC News and Aljazeera . The paper has been published in Aggressive Behavior .


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