Research Highlights

The AEA profiles research from all of its 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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Money problems

March 21, 2022
Do monetary themed questions on standardized tests have a negative impact on students of low socioeconomic status?

Moving on up?

March 2, 2022
Ellora Derenoncourt discusses how economic prospects declined for the generations of African Americans that followed the Great Migration.

Quarters vs. semesters

February 21, 2022
How does switching to a different academic calendar impact students?

Money well spent

February 18, 2022
Jason Baron discusses the effects of different types of school spending on student outcomes.