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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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Applying themselves

June 7, 2021
Could reframing offers of financial aid help close the college-going gap between high- and low-income students?
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Building a family dynasty

May 24, 2021
How much do extended family members impact the growth of human capital for future generations?
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Trickle down corruption

May 19, 2021
Revelations of political malfeasance in Mexico led to a deterioration in ethical norms among students.
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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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Decomposing news shocks

May 5, 2021
How do expectations about the future supply of oil affect today’s oil prices?
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Money and matriculation

April 26, 2021
How do household decisions about sending kids to college change after winning the lottery?
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The risk of research

April 12, 2021
How do companies weigh the tradeoffs with R&D investment?