Money-saving messages lose impact over time, while worry about dangerous pollution helps consumers show discipline
The benefit to students increases over time
In pre-World War II Germany, sports clubs became a vehicle to spread Nazism
Leaders of a failed 1848 revolt are followed to towns across the U.S.
History’s Encyclopédie subscribers are matched to grievances against the monarchy
Research undermines the notion that companies coldly calculate tax avoidance
Ricardo Perez-Truglia’s research uses relocation choices of medical residents to study feelings about relative income
A field experiment using public donation data indicates peer pressure matters
A team of experts makes the financial case that governments should spend more on nudging
Modern-day gender ratios are linked to countries’ agricultural roots
What happened when the Argentine government lied about inflation numbers?
The link between environmental stability and cultural change explains why cultures evolve
Using voting records from a unique transition in the 19th-century Caribbean, Christian Dippel examines the embrace of self-interest by new legislators
Sebastian Edwards brings to life a widely forgotten chapter of U.S. history starring FDR, his no-name economist and the demise of the gold standard
Sebastian Edwards finds Keynes’ public take-down of Roosevelt’s gold policies still relevant today
Nico Voigtländer found that to combat arbitrary taxes and corruption, merchants persuaded the king to cede control