Pushing aside GDP for a measure of human well-being turns out to be very, very difficult. Ask Dan Benjamin
Study of medical residencies shows shift in women’s specialty choices when hours reduced
A well-intentioned best practice, gender matching might not be optimal
Households with kids ages 6 to 12 feel the interruption most
Uninsured and insured both receive help; benefits are temporary
As major central banks adopt digital currency, emerging countries will feel mixed effects
Incumbents in France are reelected less often when all candidates can be repaid for personal outlays
Does it come down to poor valuations or poor strategy?
Access to birth control among lower-income women was curtailed by pandemic’s lockdown
Modest loss of jobs followed 1966 law, but millions won substantial raises
Measure of export intensity raises questions about trade policy and housing restrictions
Airbnb hosts seem to prosper more than Uber drivers
Equity volatility can encourage — or dampen — investment, depending on a firm’s bond spread
Study of L.A.-area restaurants gauges effect on owners, customers, landlords
Should stimulus be targeted toward displaced workers, rather than across the economy?
Poorer residents of states refusing to expand Medicaid hit hardest