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What's in a name?

June 19, 2017
Companies named for their founders do better. This video explains why more firms don't bear their owners’ names

Why do mothers earn less?

June 14, 2017
An interview with Erik Plug about the "motherhood penalty" and what it means for working moms

Should I be a Good Samaritan?

May 17, 2017
An interview with Ted Bergstrom about how game theory helps us understand when we would assist a stranded traveler.

Beyond the wall

May 12, 2017
Evidence that just the threat of stricter immigration enforcement can deter newcomers