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The risk of research

April 12, 2021
How do companies weigh the tradeoffs with R&D investment?
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Free movement and labor markets

April 7, 2021
A policy reform in Switzerland helped estimate the effect of foreign workers on native employment and wages.
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Deadly deadlines

March 29, 2021
“Desk-clearing” by drug agencies has consequences for public safety.
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Estimating Frisch elasticity

March 10, 2021
A temporary tax holiday in Switzerland offers insights into how workers adjust to income changes.
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The globalization of American universities

March 1, 2021
Foreign students are a growing presence on college campuses. Whether they stay in the United States after graduation largely depends on job opportunities back home.
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Disappearing gazelles

February 24, 2021
Fewer high-growth startups could be making the US economy much less dynamic.
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Business incomes at the top

February 16, 2021
The rich have changed the way they report their income. That has important consequences for how economists measure inequality.
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Can policing be reformed?

February 10, 2021
A series of experiments in India changed officer behavior with relatively modest interventions.