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Our research IN BrieF series summarizes important and timely research Papers by O-Lab FACULTY.


When Work Moves: Suburbanization and Black Employment

Summary of working paper by Conrad Miller · September 2019

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Is the Social Safety Net a Long-Term Investment?

Summary of working paper by Martha J. Bailey, Hilary Hoynes, Maya Rossin-Slater and Reed Walker · August 2019

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Can Differences in Education Quality Explain the Variation in Intergenerational Income Mobility?

Summary of Journal of Labor Economics paper by Jesse Rothstein · April 2019

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who becomes a politician?

Summary of Quarterly Journal of Economics paper by Ernesto Dal Bó, Frederico Finan, Olle Folke, Torsten Persson, and Johanna Rickne · April 2019

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what Long term impacts did the great recession have on employmENT?

Summary of Journal of Political Economy paper by Danny Yagan · April 2019

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how do high insurance deductibles affect consumer behavior?

Summary of Quarterly Journal of Economics paper by Zarek C. Brot-Goldberg, Amitabh Chandra, Benjamin R. Handel, and Jonathan T. Kolstad · April 2019

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Why is Pollution from U.S. Manufacturing declining?

Summary of American Economic Review paper by Joseph S. Shapiro and Reed Walker · April 2019

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WHy do wages vary so much across firms?

Summary of Journal of Labor Economics paper by David Card, Ana Rute Cardoso, Joerg Heining, and Patrick Kline · April 2019

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Can increased and more equitable education funding reduce inequalities in adulthood?

Summary of NBER working paper by Rucker C. Johnson and C. Kirabo Jackson · October 2018

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