Research Highlights

The AEA profiles research from all of its journals covering the wide range of topics that economists study. The entire archive of research highlights is below. A list of featured charts from AEA journals are also available.

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Moral hazard and migration

June 5, 2024
Vikram Maheshri discusses unintended consequences of search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea.

Public works in the city

May 21, 2024
Do government employment programs boost the welfare of the urban poor in developing countries?

A textbook bank run

March 12, 2024
Andrew Metrick discusses the failure of Silicon Valley Bank and the government’s response.