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Research Highlight

LGBTQ economics

June 23, 2021
Lee Badgett discusses her research on the effects of sexual orientation-based discrimination and how economists can engage in the fight for equality.
Chart of the Week

Variation in punishment

June 16, 2021
How much does racial heterogeneity affect the severity of criminal sentencing?
Research Highlight

"Drowning in products"

June 14, 2021
Are consumers helped more by professional critics’ reviews or crowd-based ratings?
Chart of the Week

Applying themselves

June 7, 2021
Could reframing offers of financial aid help close the college-going gap between high- and low-income students?