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Nobody was really surprised when Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico’s debts were “not payable.”

July 1, 2015

It’s no secret that American inequality is growing at both national and metro levels: income inequality is at or near its highest point since the 1920s, and wealth gaps are even higher than income gaps. But what about inequality at the neighborhood level?

June 29, 2015

It's difficult to translate a carbon tax from an economist’s whiteboard to reality. A new report examines the challenges and offers solutions.

June 25, 2015

Mapping America's Rental Housing Crisis

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Mapping America's Rental Housing Crisis

No matter where you live, there's not enough affordable rental housing. Use our new interactive map to explore the extent of the problem, county by county.

Four Reasons Why You Shouldn't Worry About Prison Escapes

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Four Reasons Why You Shouldn't Worry About Prison Escapes

For the great majority of escapes, there's no real threat to public safety.

Economic Analysis is at the Heart of the King v. Burwell Decision

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Economic Analysis is at the Heart of the King v. Burwell Decision

The Supreme Court's ruling to uphold the ACA subsidies was a demonstration of law and economics at their best.

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