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Mission insurance

October 21, 2019
Sometimes foundations should invest in the unethical companies they’re trying to undercut.

Sovereign saviors

October 16, 2019
European domestic banks were more likely to buy bonds issued by their governments when default looked imminent. What persuaded them?

Bargaining the future

October 7, 2019
Unions provide protections for teachers, but how do they affect students over the long run?

Pay the women

September 27, 2019
Why do many female entrepreneurs in developing countries have lower returns on capital than men?

Reshaping financial networks

September 23, 2019
Civil War-era legislation helped usher in a period of top-down banking panics. Are there lessons for today’s economies?