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Research Highlight

Autocracies in the information age

July 8, 2020
UCLA professor Daniel Treisman discusses how today’s dictators retain their power and how to fight back.
Research Highlight

Regulation by shaming

July 2, 2020
Publicizing safety violations at one company has ripple effects that lead to improvements at other workplaces.
Research Highlight

Rebel radio

June 29, 2020
Can a simple message to come home convince insurgents to leave the battlefield?
Research Highlight

Rethinking racial discrimination

June 24, 2020
Harvard professor Mario Small discusses how sociology can help economics diversify its perspective.
Research Highlight

Clean hands and dirty jobs

June 19, 2020
How much do politicians’ relatives get special treatment on the job market?
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Breaking the poverty cycle

June 17, 2020
Can a support program for disadvantaged high school students have lasting effects?
Research Highlight

Figuring out what works

June 15, 2020
Healthy people follow health trends. That behavior can actually cloud research.