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2022 in Research Highlights

December 27, 2022
Economists addressed the returns to an economics degree, why workers in bigger cities have higher wages, grade inflation, and more.

The costs of cultural traditions

November 15, 2022
Eduardo Montero and Dean Yang discuss the long-term economic consequences of religious festivals in Mexico that coincide with peak planting or harvest months.