Study shows rich people are dicks. Causation or just correlation?
Does being wealthy make you unethical? New research suggests it does
In this week's PNAS, researchers at UC Berkeley and the University of Toronto tackle a topic that is bound to spark controversy. I'll let the title speak for itself: "Higher social class predicts increased unethical behavior." The paper describes the results of seven studiesâ€”two field studies and five experimental testsâ€”that sought to explore how socioeconomic status (SES) correlates with behavior that most of us would consider ethical.
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