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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

When less is more

February 19, 2018
Why would a five-star restaurant not want to disclose a positive inspection score?

Home security

February 9, 2018
How much did unemployment benefits stabilize the housing market during the Great Recession?