Research Highlights

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Trading places

September 7, 2022
How much does trade impact urbanization?

Protecting vulnerable kids

August 22, 2022
Joseph Doyle discusses the history and economics of foster care in the United States.

The urban wage premium

August 8, 2022
Why do workers in larger cities make more money than their peers in smaller cities?

eLearn Classrooms

July 13, 2022
An experiment in Pakistan shows the power of giving teachers expert-led videos to use as aids in the classroom.

Just what the doctor ordered?

June 27, 2022
Bradley Shapiro discusses the costs and benefits of directly advertising prescription drugs to consumers.