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Healthcare

Why Healthcare Spending Has Slowed

Is the Affordable Care Act getting too much credit?

Policy

Does Democracy Curb Corruption?

A clever study investigates the link between where roads are built and who is in power.

Policy

Can the Private Sector Solve the U.S. Infrastructure Crisis?

Why it may take public-private partnerships to keep our bridges from crumbling.

Social Impact

How Hateful Rhetoric Can Create a Vicious Cycle of Dehumanization

The way we feel perceived can have dangerous consequences.

Social Impact

The Danger of Dehumanizing Others

People who think other groups are less evolved are more likely to support retaliation against them.

Social Impact

Communities Are Partners, Not Beneficiaries

Advice for getting global health projects off the ground.

High frequency traders affect the markets in many ways - in most cases, positively.
Finance & Accounting

Do High-Frequency Traders Deserve Their Bad Rap?

Though suspicions abound, HFTs generally help markets function and grow.

Operations

Why Power Companies Love Smart Meters

Smart meters provide richer data, enabling smarter pricing strategies and a smoother electricity supply chain.

Policy

The Economics of the Illegal Drug Market

An argument for sentencing dealers based on the purity of their product.

Healthcare

Who Bears the Cost of the Uninsured? Nonprofit Hospitals.

When governments do not provide health insurance, hospitals must provide it instead.

Healthcare

Collaborating to Save Lives

For an integrated healthcare organization, culture is the key to operational efficiency.

Finance & Accounting

What Will It Take to Regulate the Stock Markets?

Better data and better cooperation are needed.

Finance & Accounting

Is Your Household Liquid Enough?

Ample cash reserves aid households when faced with the unexpected.

Policy

Fixing the Next Mortgage Crisis

What if mortgages could be refinanced automatically?

Policy

Keeping in Justice’s Good Graces

A discussion with Aviv Nevo on his tenure at the Department of Justice

Policy

The Hidden Benefits of Unemployment Insurance

A pioneering study reveals that the benefits of unemployment insurance include reductions in mortgage defaults and improved access to credit.

Policy

A Fine Fiscal Balance

A conversation with Jan Eberly on sustainable fiscal policy.

Policy

More Insurers, Lower Premiums?

Evidence from U.S. health insurance marketplaces.

Policy

Does Immigration Increase Crime?

Nationwide statistics suggest no impact on violent crime.

Policy

Red Ink, Red-Eyed Judges, and the High Costs of Crowded Bankruptcy Courts

The timing of a bankruptcy filing shapes the verdict and has consequences for all of us