Dee Gill

Writer

About

Dee Gill specializes in translating scholarly and technical research into material aimed at broader audiences. Her articles have appeared in publications for the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and other institutions. Formerly, she worked as a freelance writer for the Wall Street JournalTime magazine, The Economist and the New York Times, and as a foreign correspondent in London for AP/Dow Jones News. Gill works from St. Petersburg, Florida.

People in Israel waiting outside on the street Research Brief / COVID-19

Israel and COVID-19: Political Dissension But a Unified National Plan

Varying ideologies contributed to early spread in small nation

Person looking through a multifaceted gemstone Research Brief / Health

Embryo Selection, Polygenic Scoring and Unrealistic Expectations

False hope for instilling disease resistance and desirable traits?

Five children are sitting around a shoe box filled with dirt and worms while teacher leads a science experiment. Research Brief / Education

Head Start, the Public Preschool Program, More Than Pays for Itself

Large study sees increases in education, declines in public assistance

An image of a nurse walking down a hallway in a nursing home Research Brief / Labor

Codifying the Nursing Home Industry’s Elusive, Alarming Turnover Rates

Payroll data allows researchers to finally build an accurate and meaningful measurement

A close up image of flowers, candles, and photos to remember those who have died from COVID-19 Forecast / COVID-19

COVID-19 Death Rates Vary Widely by County, But Why?

As the pandemic wears on, a search for the factors that cost lives

An aerial photo of a work site Research Brief / Economy

World Economy 9.6% Bigger Without Investment Barriers

In a model, cultural differences matter as much as geography, institutional distinctions or capital constraints

A smiling person leans out of their window Research Brief / COVID-19

COVID-19-Induced Eviction Moratoria Reduced Hunger and Anxiety

Housing guaranteed, rent payments went toward food

A view of a white house on stilts on a beach shore Feature / Global Warming

Is the $1 Trillion Coastal Housing Market a Future Financial Crisis?

Homebuyers ignore warnings of rising seas; lenders keep lending

A young child leans onto a desk with arms folded and stares at a small marshmallow Feature / Behavioral Decision Making

New Study Disavows Marshmallow Test’s Predictive Powers

Test's originator was a central co-author but died before its completion

An aerial image of the Silicon Valley Research Brief / Economy

Silicon Valley Syndrome: Measuring How Nontech Firms and Workers Suffer

VC money for tech pushes up costs for everyone else

A brick home with solar panels on the roof Forecast / Sustainability

Solar Calculators Are Precise, But Data Don’t Always Persuade

A separate motivator: friends living in areas abundant in solar panels

Doctor reading through paperwork Feature / Nudges

Replicating a Successful Nudge in Health Care: Advice for Skeptics

How it often goes wrong and key observations for effective strategies