May 7, 2020
A former White House economist weighs the pros and cons of job-retraining programs, aid for states, and universal basic income.
May 5, 2020
Real-time data pinpoints what we’re buying, and who’s spending the fastest.
Scott R. Baker, R Farrokhnia, Steffen Meyer, Michaela Pagel and Constantine Yannelis
March 26, 2020
Containing COVID-19 Will Devastate the Economy. Here’s the Economic Case for Why It’s Still Our Best Option.
The death toll from failing to contain the virus will be far more costly to society.
Martin Eichenbaum, Sergio Rebelo and Mathias Trabandt
March 25, 2020
State governments are responsible for implementing much of the social safety net. They’ll be looking to the federal government for extra help.
Therese McGuire and Kim Rueben
March 2, 2020
A new study provides a window into the logic behind various immigration policies.
João Guerreiro, Sergio Rebelo and Pedro Teles
November 4, 2019
A new tool gets at the answer using the same techniques that investors use to evaluate startups.
Yang Yang, Adam Pah and Brian Uzzi
October 4, 2019
Single payer drives significant savings in countries like Canada. But new research suggests it might play out differently in the U.S.
Jillian Chown, David Dranove, Craig Garthwaite and Jordan Keener
September 19, 2019
Top CEOs recently “redefined” the purpose of a corporation. Kellogg faculty weigh in.
Carola Frydman, Ravi Jagannathan, Robert Korajczyk, José Maria Liberti and Aaron Yoon
August 19, 2019
A business law expert explains why the market is more likely than the government to rein in Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google.
August 14, 2019
Two economists propose a bipartisan immigration overhaul, with an eye towards the future of the labor force.
Benjamin Harris and Douglas Holtz-Eakin
August 13, 2019
When People Think Their Neighbors Support Trump, They’re More Likely to Express Anti-immigrant Views
Social norms are powerful—but fluid. A study of the 2016 election shows how they can change.
Georgy Egorov, Leonardo Bursztyn and Stefano Fiorin
August 1, 2019
China Weathered the Global Recession with an Aggressive Stimulus Package. But Did It Prop Up the Wrong Firms?
A cautionary tale about the unintended consequences of credit expansion.
Lin William Cong, Haoyu Gao, Jacopo Ponticelli and Xiaoguang Yang
July 1, 2019
A look at the Philadelphia soda tax shows that it had some benefits—but it didn’t stop people from buying sugary drinks.
Stephan Seiler, Anna Tuchman and Song Yao
July 1, 2019
What individuals, regulators, and companies need to consider as we live more of our lives online.
Jennifer Cutler and Samuel Goldberg
June 26, 2019
Corporate incentives and low tax rates are supposed to make a city more business-friendly. An economist explains why that’s often not the case.
June 3, 2019
New research suggests that formal schooling is not the panacea to global inequality that many have long believed it to be.
David Lagakos, Benjamin Moll, Tommaso Porzio, Nancy Qian and Todd Schoellman
June 3, 2019
Tariffs? Job reports? Oil prices? A new volatility index pinpoints which factors make investors feel uncertain.
Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis and Kyle Kost
May 2, 2019
Two new studies look at who wins the prestigious grants and prizes that can make or break a scientist’s career.
Brian Uzzi, Diego FM Oliveira, Yifang Ma and Teresa Woodruff
May 1, 2019
An economist offers suggestions for individuals and policymakers to help make retirement more secure.
April 4, 2019
New research reveals that people assign blame differently after viewing body cam versus dash cam footage.
Broderick Turner, Eugene Caruso, Mike Dilich and Neal J. Roese
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