June 1, 2022
A study of a major fiscal change in Italy shows how much individual lives are affected when governments get more efficient.
Nicola Bianchi, Michela Giorcelli and Enrica Maria Martino
May 3, 2022
In a recent Q&A with Kellogg’s Jan Eberly, Summers is skeptical that the economy can achieve a “soft landing.”
Larry Summers and Janice C. Eberly
May 1, 2022
New research points to the power of including psychosocial interventions—such as group problem-solving—alongside economic ones.
Dean Karlan, Christopher Udry and and coauthors
April 29, 2022
More than anything else, it comes down to taxes.
Michael Faulkender, Kristine W. Hankins and Mitchell A. Petersen
April 29, 2022
Game theory offers an explanation.
April 26, 2022
Why moderating its “zero-COVID” strategy is proving difficult.
April 8, 2022
Indexing policy uncertainty by state provides new insights—and offers local governments a cautionary tale.
Scott R. Baker, Steve Davis and Jeffrey Levy
April 4, 2022
When the Fed moves to cool the economy, it can disproportionately hurt female, Black, and less-educated workers in slack labor markets.
Nittai K. Bergman, David A. Matsa and Michael Weber
March 14, 2022
How do income taxes impact people’s career choices? And do soda taxes actually work?
Charles Nathanson, Anna Tuchman, Filippo Mezzanotti, Therese McGuire and Sergio Rebelo
March 11, 2022
Environmental crises are increasingly leading workers to migrate. What happens next?
Albert Christoph, Paula Bustos and Jacopo Ponticelli
February 2, 2022
The finding gives policymakers and medical professionals an important tool.
Angela Y. Lee, Jiaqian Wang, Ulf Bockenholt, Leonard Lee, Rafal Ohme and Catherine Yeung
February 1, 2022
History sheds light on how processes designed to serve citizens can also be put to nefarious ends.
January 21, 2022
Federal regulators are cracking down on hiring practices that restrict employees’ wages and ability to work for competitors. Here’s what companies should know.
November 2, 2021
Regulators should consider tweaking their scoring systems to make food-safety ratings more informative.
Tami Kim and Daniel Martin
November 1, 2021
We need to dramatically reduce carbon emissions. This will require a new system of incentives.
October 4, 2021
Not all efforts are costly, and being known for strong protections could give firms a competitive advantage.
Itay P. Fainmesser, Andrea Galeotti, Ruslan Momot, Yanzhe (Murray) Lee and Sentao Miao
August 12, 2021
Places with high levels of trust are worse at social distancing.
Georgy Egorov, Ruben Enikolopov and Maria Petrova
July 13, 2021
Why California is thriving—and even Illinois is on the upswing.
June 2, 2021
During COVID, governments eased hiring restrictions. A Kellogg economist explains why the labor market should stay flexible.
Thomas N. Hubbard
June 1, 2021
“Companies want to be ahead of the curve on this.”
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