Research Brief Feb 19, 2020

Markups, Labor Market Inequality and the Nature of Work

Your presumptions are not only spot on, but they are closer to the mark than...
Topics:  Employment & Wages
Research Brief Feb 3, 2020

A Global View of Creative Destruction

In their new paper, “A Global View of Creative Destruction,” UChicago professor Chang-Tai Hsieh, Stanford...
Topics:  Industrial Organization, Technology & Innovation
Research Brief Dec 16, 2019

Information Operations Increase Civilian Security Cooperation

For modern militaries, the quality of local intelligence can mean the difference between success or...
Research Brief Dec 16, 2019

Synergizing Ventures

In the early days of Microsoft, Bill Gates and Paul Allen did not need investors’...
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Industrial Organization, Technology & Innovation
Research Brief Dec 11, 2019

Impacts of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Jobs on Youth · The Long-Term Impacts of Grants on Poverty

Except that it is not always that easy. You can teach a man to fish,...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Research Brief Dec 10, 2019

Does One Medicare Fit All? The Economics of Uniform Health Insurance Benefits

That anecdote points to one of the challenges facing policymakers as they grapple with proposals...
Topics:  Health care
Research Brief Oct 15, 2019

Policy Uncertainty in Japan

Policy uncertainty is always a consideration for households and firms, even in relatively stable periods....
Topics:  Financial Markets, Monetary Policy
Research Brief Oct 9, 2019

Spillover Impacts on Education from Employment Guarantees and Educational Investment Responses to Economic Opportunity: Evidence from Indian Road Construction

However, for many young people in developing economies who live in poverty, that trade-off is...
Topics:  Early Childhood Education, Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages, Health care, K-12 Education