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Online platforms like Yelp are brimming with information, and SIEPR visiting scholar Michael Luca says the time is ripe for economists and policymakers to tap these treasure troves of data to enhance their work in informing policy.

Research Spotlight

Despite improvements in education and social mobility, "profound racial and ethnic inequalities" still exist — and are sometimes even increasing — in areas like employment, health and housing.

Moritz Lenel accepts Landau Prize from Mark Duggan

Landau Prize

The prize recognizes the best student-written working paper, which this year focused on the effects of unconventional monetary policy.

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Mark Duggan
June 16, 2017

SIEPR Director Mark Duggan and SIEPR Research Assistant Valerie Scimeca write about disparities in the usage of government "safety net" programs in this State of the Union issue of Pathways.

Sean Reardon
June 16, 2017

In this special issue of Pathways, SIEPR Senior Fellow Sean Reardon discusses notable progress made toward closing racial and ethnic gaps in educational outcomes but how the gaps remain large.