Research Highlights

The AEA profiles research from all of our journals covering the wide range of topics that economists study. The entire archive of research highlights is below. A list of featured charts from AEA journals are also available.

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Career training

January 24, 2022
What are the long-run impacts of vocational education on labor market outcomes?

2021 in Research Highlights

December 30, 2021
Economists addressed the recovery of Southern wealth after the Civil War, why the United States has the best research universities, Facebook filters, and more.

License to die

December 17, 2021
What impact does driving have on teenage mortality and risky behavior?

Stopping the churn

December 3, 2021
Many eligible participants lose SNAP benefits due to the difficulties of recertifying.