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May 2016 Issue Full issue available as PDF
For Better and Worse, Class Enviroment a Powerful Influence
Tracking the Gifted Boosts High-Achieving Minorities
Disruptive Students Affect Long-term Prospects of Their Classmates
The Effect of Disability Insurance Payments on Beneficiaries' Earnings
Comparing Urbanization in Rich and Poor Nations
University Innovation and the Professor's Privilege
April 2016 Issue Full issue available as PDF
Health Capacity to Work at Older Ages:
Evidence from the U.S.
Stable Options Grants: An Explanation for the Rise in CEO Pay
Prompt Patent Approval Spurs Startup Growth
Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection in Health Insurance
Testing versus Manager Discretion in Hiring
The Impact of Early Female Jurors on Criminal Cases
March 2016 Issue Full issue available as PDF
How Angel Investors Help Startup Firms
When Temporary Tax Incentives Work, and for Which Firms
Does Science Advance One Funeral at a Time?
Training and Retention of Older Workers in Germany
Declining Wealth and Work Among Male Veterans
Technology and the Geography of Foreign Exchange
February 2016 Issue Full issue available as PDF
Hospital Prices and Health Spending Among the Privately Insured
The Cap-and-Trade Sulfur Dioxide Allowances Market Experiment
When Mom and Dad Both Can Get Paid Family Leave
Current Population Survey Overestimates Poverty Rate
The Number of High-Growth, Job-Creating Young Firms is Declining
Immigrants and Gender Roles: Assimilation vs. Culture
January 2016 Issue Full issue available as PDF
Who Owns U.S. Business? How Much Tax Do They Pay?
Market Bubbles: What Goes Up Doesn't Always Come Down
Time-Starved Skilled Workers May Be Driving Gentrification
Parents Increasingly Divide Bequests Unequally
Household Debt and Business Cycles Worldwide
Cross-Country Differences in Exchange Rate Effects on Inflation