Sociology

Reputation can offset social bias

In a study involving nearly 9,000 Airbnb users, Stanford scholars propose that implementing features that emphasize a user’s reputation can offset harmful social bias.

Stanford sociologist flips assimilation formula

In his new book, sociologist Tomás Jiménez turns the conventional analysis of assimilation on its head and dissects the phenomenon from the perspective of Silicon Valley’s established population.

Solutions for the rural west

The Lane Center hosted the 5th Annual Eccles Family Rural West Conference gathering innovative leaders to tackle economic, social, health and environmental issues.