AEA Research Highlights Podcast

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The AEA conducts podcast interviews with AEA authors discussing their work. Listen to episodes posted below or subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts:

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Episode 48: Reframing development in Africa

March 16, 2022
Nathan Canen and Leonard Wantchekon discuss state capture and economic growth in Africa.
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Episode 47: Moving on up?

March 02, 2022
Ellora Derenoncourt discusses how economic prospects declined for the generations of African Americans that followed the Great Migration.
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Episode 46: Money well spent

February 18, 2022
Jason Baron discusses the effects of different types of school spending on student outcomes.
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Episode 45: Immigration politics

February 02, 2022
Anna Maria Mayda discusses how the skill level of foreign workers influences native voters in the United States.
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Episode 43: The long-run benefits of public preschool

December 22, 2021
Martha Bailey discusses the impact of Head Start on educational attainment and economic self-sufficiency in adulthood.
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Episode 42: Reimagining public safety research

December 08, 2021
Yale sociologist Monica Bell on why economists must change the way they study police.
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Episode 41: Divergences in life expectancy across US states

November 24, 2021
Christopher Foote and Ellen Meara discuss rising geographic disparities in US mortality.
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Episode 40: The recovery of Southern wealth after the Civil War

November 10, 2021
Leah Boustan discusses how slaveholding families in the US South rebuilt their fortunes after emancipation.
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