American Economic Journal:
Economic Policy

ISSN 1945-7731 (Print) | ISSN 1945-774X (Online)

AEJ: Economic Policy Research Highlights

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Performance pay

August 27, 2021
How important is a compensation structure to attracting and retaining the best teachers?
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The politics of tax evasion

August 18, 2021
Julie Berry Cullen and Ebonya Washington discuss the ways in which attitudes toward government affect how people report income.
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Variation in punishment

June 16, 2021
How much does racial heterogeneity affect the severity of criminal sentencing?
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Welfare generosity and work

June 1, 2021
How much does extending unemployment insurance affect employment?
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School spending matters

May 10, 2021
State funding cuts during the Great Recession had lasting effects on student outcomes.
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Captive shoppers

May 7, 2021
To what extent are travel barriers driving price dispersion in cities?