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BFI/EPIC Executive Director Sam Ori considers the future of cars and transportation WNPR
New economic research from Harris School of Public Policy’s Kerwin Kofi Charles, an affiliated scholar of BFI's Ronzetti Initiative for the Study of Labor Markets, looks at “How Sexism Follows Women from the Cradle to the Workplace” New York Times
Harris School of Public Policy’s Anjali Adukia, also an affiliated scholar of BFI’s Development Economics Initiative, looks at "How sanitation facilities in schools can improve educational outcomes" Ideas for India
Thomas J. Sargent, winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Economics, and an affiliated scholar of BFI’s Macro Financial Research Initiative, warned the United States about the danger caused by using "threats of trade restrictions and tariff increases" China.org.cn
Harris School of Public Policy’s Paula Worthington examines the possibility of a graduated income tax U.S. News & World Report
Booth student Tamir Aldad discusses shortages in mental health care and his startup solution Forbes
Harris School of Public Policy’s Damon Jones explores claiming Social Security early CNBC
Booth’s Raghuram Rajan discusses the Turkish currency crisis CNBC
Department of Medicine’s David Meltzer, an affiliated scholar of BFI’s Health Economics Initiative, discusses the doctor-patient relationship EconTalk
The Law School’s Daniel Hemel explains the advantages of testing a basic income program in Chicago Crain's Chicago Business