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September 14, 2018

In the two years since fake news on the Internet became a full-blown crisis, Facebook has taken numerous steps to curb the flow of misinformation on its site.

July 19, 2018

SIEPR’s Marcella Alsan and her colleagues calculate that black doctors could reduce cardiovascular mortality by 16 deaths per 100,000 per year, accounting for 19 percent of the black-white gap in cardiovascular-related deaths.

June 28, 2018

Satellite measurements of pollution across sub-Saharan Africa reveals small improvements in air quality could be one of the most effective interventions to curb infant mortality rates.

in the News

Thomas Dee
September 10, 2018

Thomas Dee comments on the growing body of research that shows students benefit from having teachers who look like them.

John Shoven
August 31, 2018

In The New York Times, John Shoven explains the benefits of waiting a few extra years to take Social Security benefits.

Liran Einav
August 29, 2018

Forbes features new research by Liran Einav that tackles high health care costs and identifies a potential way Medicare can shave billions of dollars without harm to patients.