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Family ties

July 12, 2021
The relationship between kinship networks and war.

More than a few bad apples

July 7, 2021
Steven Mello discusses discrimination within the Florida Highway Patrol and what it reveals about racial bias in the US.

Persistent protesting

June 28, 2021
How do political movements sustain participation over the long run?

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.

"Drowning in products"

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