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Debts and degrees

June 21, 2019
In a randomized controlled trial, telling students about loans led to more borrowing, but also better grades.

Starting early

June 17, 2019
What are the effects of enrolling younger children in a pre-K program?

Introducing AER: Insights

May 28, 2019
The AEA interviews editor Amy Finkelstein about the launch of the organization's newest journal.

A token of trust

May 24, 2019
How important are monetary systems in getting people to cooperate in large-scale interactions?

The economics of anti-Semitism

May 15, 2019
The AEA interviews Sascha Becker about how the Protestant Reformation created competition and conflict between Christians and Jews.