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Building barriers

July 22, 2020
Benjamin Feigenberg discusses the effectiveness of border walls on deterring migration.

Room to grow

July 17, 2020
Are social insurance mandates holding back entrepreneurs?

Promoting smaller families

July 13, 2020
Fertility rates are declining in poor countries. Family planning campaigns are part of the reason why.

Regulation by shaming

July 2, 2020
Publicizing safety violations at one company has ripple effects that lead to improvements at other workplaces.

Rebel radio

June 29, 2020
Can a simple message to come home convince insurgents to leave the battlefield?