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November 15, 2018

SIEPR's Melanie Morten and Treb Allen — a Dartmouth economist and former SIEPR visiting fellow — find the policies that led to a partial wall between the U.S. and Mexico had a negative economic impact.


November 2, 2018

California and the nation’s economy may be on a roll, but Gov. Jerry Brown cautioned during SIEPR’s Policy Forum that federal policymakers and his successor in Sacramento will need to be on guard for an inevitable downturn.

October 10, 2018

As President Trump prepares to sign sweeping bipartisan legislation to help combat the opioid crisis, new research by SIEPR Senior Fellow Matthew Gentzkow provides evidence that suggests policies restricting supply could be effective.

in the News

Lawrence Goulder
December 6, 2018

Lawrence Goulder comments on what recent riots in Paris mean for addressing the climate problem.

Amit Seru
November 27, 2018

An analysis co-authored by Amit Seru shows that the third and largest wave of American innovation is drawing to a close.

Melanie Morten
November 22, 2018

The Economist highlights research co-authored by Melanie Morten showing little to no economic gains as a result of 550 new miles of fencing between U.S. and Mexico.