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Agreeing to disagree

March 27, 2020
Why can’t professional forecasters come to a consensus even with the same information?

Sickness and the city

March 18, 2020
Long after a cholera-ridden neighborhood in London was cured, it stayed relatively poor. Why?

Helping moms be happier

March 13, 2020
Providing cognitive behavioral therapy to depressed new mothers yielded benefits seven years later.

Experience counts

March 4, 2020
The AEA interviews Ben Jones about why successful entrepreneurs tend to be older than we think.

Keep it in the ground

February 28, 2020
How much does restricting the supply of federal coal reduce carbon emissions?

One tax to rule them all

February 24, 2020
Uniform markups may be simple, but are states leaving tax revenue on the table?

Breaking the silence

February 19, 2020
Do victims of sexual assault have an incentive to file a report earlier than libelers?