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The costs of cultural traditions

November 15, 2022
Eduardo Montero and Dean Yang discuss the long-term economic consequences of religious festivals in Mexico that coincide with peak planting or harvest months.

Trading places

September 7, 2022
How much does trade impact urbanization?

Protecting vulnerable kids

August 22, 2022
Joseph Doyle discusses the history and economics of foster care in the United States.

The urban wage premium

August 8, 2022
Why do workers in larger cities make more money than their peers in smaller cities?