The election may be over, but the need for rigorous research that addresses growing poverty and inequality remains just as vital. On October 17, a group of people gathered at O-Lab's launch event to hear Christina Romer, David Card, and Enrico Moretti discuss education, housing, and the role rigorous evidence based research can play in shaping economic policy. Read more about the event HERE and view the slideshow below.
Congratulations to O-Lab Professor Hilary Hoynes on her appointment to the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking. The commission, signed into law with bipartisan support, "lays critical groundwork for adopting evidence-based policies that maximize public investment and improve lives," according to the Urban Institute.
Click HERE for a full list of the Commission members.