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The heroin balloon

November 7, 2018
A push to make prescription opioids more difficult to abuse touched off a surge of heroin deaths.
Chart of the Week

A shock to civility

November 5, 2018
When liberalized trade caused foreign competition to increase in Brazil, crime went up, too.
Research Highlight

Fragile innovation

November 2, 2018
This video explains how financial innovation helped cause the 2008 financial crisis.
Research Highlight

How Democrats lost the South

October 29, 2018
The AEA interviews Ilyana Kuziemko and Ebonya Washington about why Southern states turned Republican in the 1960s.
Research Highlight

Modern family

October 24, 2018
How do parental leave policies affect relationship stability at home?
Chart of the Week

Hurt on the job

October 22, 2018
States are trying to rein in workers' compensation costs. How does that affect earnings for injured employees?
Research Highlight

Boosting mobile savings

October 19, 2018
Can automatic enrollments encourage saving in developing countries?