Research Brief Aug 19, 2019

The Effects of Foreign Multinationals on Workers and Firms in the United States

These are some of the questions that motivated recent research by Bradley Setzler, UChicago postdoctoral...
Topics:  Employment & Wages
Research Brief Aug 12, 2019

Income Growth and the Distributional Effects of Urban Spatial Sorting

Downtowns have always been the center of commercial and cultural life for cities, but relatively...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Research Brief Aug 12, 2019

The End of the American Dream? Inequality and Segregation in US Cities

Together with the recent dramatic rise of income inequality, US cities have experienced a steady...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty
Research Brief Jun 17, 2019

The Industrial Revolution in Services

This seems so obvious today that trying to imagine the counterfactual—tiny neighborhood auto manufacturers producing...
Topics:  Industrial Organization
Research Brief May 14, 2019

Rebel Capacity and Combat Tactics

Coalition forces, despite a huge technological advantage and the ability to react quickly to any...
Research Brief May 14, 2019

Low Interest Rates, Market Power, and Productivity Growth

For economists, the term “secular” means persistent over time, suggesting that the post-Great Recession years...
Topics:  Financial Markets
Research Brief May 13, 2019

Capitalists in the Twenty-First Century

However, it’s not just whether income has become less equal over the last three decades...
Research Brief Apr 30, 2019

Tax-Related Human Capital: Evidence from Employee Movements

While there has been considerable research about the determinants and consequences of corporate tax planning...
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Tax & Budget