Research Highlights

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Archive

eLearn Classrooms

July 13, 2022
An experiment in Pakistan shows the power of giving teachers expert-led videos to use as aids in the classroom.

Just what the doctor ordered?

June 27, 2022
Bradley Shapiro discusses the costs and benefits of directly advertising prescription drugs to consumers.

Comparing 911 responses

May 2, 2022
CarlyWill Sloan discusses race and police use of force in two American cities.

The great reset?

April 4, 2022
Guido Alfani discusses how historical pandemics affected wealth gaps between rich and poor.

School choice troubles

March 25, 2022
Why did Taiwan’s school assignment system lead to nationwide protests?

Money problems

March 21, 2022
Do monetary themed questions on standardized tests have a negative impact on students of low socioeconomic status?