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 well spent

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

Immigration politics

February 2, 2022
Anna Maria Mayda discusses how the skill level of foreign workers influences native voters in the United States.

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.