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Beyond the lab

February 22, 2021
Do experiments with student participants produce valid measures of behavior within the general population?

Blossoming borders

February 8, 2021
Indonesia's efforts to redraw political boundaries shed light on factors affecting ethnic polarization.

The consequences of school choice

February 3, 2021
Harvard professor Chris Avery discusses how allowing students to leave their neighborhood for their education may undercut policymakers' goals.

Danger lurks below

January 25, 2021
How much do leaky underground petroleum tanks harm our health and what should policymakers do about it?

Mobile money and migration

January 15, 2021
An experiment in Bangladesh showed that its new urban workers can use mobile banking to help support their families in the countryside.