News

Find AEA news, announcements, research highlights, and press releases here.

Show me

Chart of the Week

Antitrust and innovation

January 4, 2021
How did the 1956 consent decree against Bell Labs spur new inventions?
Research Highlight

2020 in Research Highlights

December 28, 2020
Economists tackled racial discrimination, border walls, collusion, and more.
Research Highlight

Wholesale collusion?

December 18, 2020
Reforms to African agriculture markets didn’t help farmers or consumers as intended. The reason seems to be with how intermediary traders set prices.
Chart of the Week

Hidden genius

December 16, 2020
How does a successful research career relate to where someone was born?