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What's best for the baby

April 6, 2018
The AEA interviews Maya Rossin-Slater and Petra Persson about the long-term impact of maternal stress during pregnancy.

Informing physicians

March 28, 2018
Would doctors prescribe different medications if they knew how much people had to pay for them?

Coarse Grades

March 19, 2018
Crude measures of quality are sometimes better for consumers.

Cite your sources

March 14, 2018
What can economists’ citations tell us about the field?

Learning to cheat

March 5, 2018
A high school program designed to promote learning incentivized cheating as well.

Process of assimilation

February 28, 2018
An interview with Leah Boustan about immigrant earnings, assimilation, and policy