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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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.

Getting the help they need

November 29, 2021
How did cuts to special education in Texas affect the long-run outcomes for students?

Bye, local

November 12, 2021
Better intercity transportation spurred the decline of sole proprietorships in American cities at the turn of the 20th century.