NBER in the News - 2015

Date Source Headline Working Paper
12/24/2015 MarketWatch The secret to a happier, healthier life: Just retire w21326
12/22/2015 Hartford Courant Congress Should Keep Hands Off Medicare Part D w19948
12/21/2015 The Washington Post Researchers just discovered a hidden factor that could be driving violent crimes w21787
12/21/2015 The Washington Post Are scientists blocking their own progress? w21788 or summary
12/18/2015 Forbes The Segregation We Don't Talk About Enough w20934 or summary
12/18/2015 Bloomberg An Immigrant Won't Steal Your Raise w21801
12/17/2015 MarketWatch The stocking stuffer Warren Buffett would give w19681
12/16/2015 The Washington Post The start-up slump
12/16/2015 Fortune This Is the Next Big Threat to the Middle Class w21154
12/15/2015 The New York Times The Experts Were Wrong About the Best Places for Better and Cheaper Health Care w21781
12/10/2015 The Washington Post Who will be able to afford college in a decade? w21781
12/10/2015 The Atlantic Can Google Street View Images Predict Household Income? w21778
12/10/2015 Forbes Age Discrimination Is Also Sexist. Now Will People Pay Attention? w21669 & w21689
12/9/2015 The Atlantic Better Schools, Better Economies w21770
12/8/2015 The Wall Street Journal What Happened to the Breakout Startup? w21776 or summary
12/7/2015 Forbes Why Immigrant Workers Cluster In Particular Industries w21597
12/2/2015 CBS News Housing assistance for six-figure families w21729 or summary
11/30/2015 FiveThirtyEight Economics Age Discrimination In The Job Market May Hurt Women More w21660
11/29/2015 The Atlantic Paid Leave for Dads: A Feminist Issue w21747 or summary
11/23/2015 The Huffington Post Here's A New Theory On Why Cities Are Gentrifying At A Dizzying Rate w21729 or summary
11/21/2015 The Washington Post How Obamacare helped millennials chill out w21725
11/20/2015 The Atlantic Should Computers Decide Who Gets Hired? w21709 or summary
11/17/2015 Bloomberg Machines Are Better Than Humans at Hiring the Best Employees w21709 or summary
11/14/2015 The Huffington Post 5 Things To Do The Minute You Retire w21544 or summary
11/13/2015 NBC News Workers Shoulder Bigger Portion of Health Care Costs, Study Finds w21632 or summary
11/12/2015 Forbes After Budget Deal's Surprise Cuts, Can Boomers Really Count On Social Security?
11/11/2015 The Australian Financial Review Can Women Compete to Get Good Salaries? w21695
11/10/2015 The Huffington Post Breaking News: Money Helps the Poor! w21562
11/6/2015 The New York Times Obamacare Not as Egalitarian as It Appears w21565
11/6/2015 Deseret News Fracking study: Big benefits for local, state economies w21624
11/5/2015 Vox A study suggests it's easy to catch students cheating. So why don't colleges try? w21628 or summary
11/4/2015 The Wall Street Journal Behind Rising Inequality: More Unequal Companies w21199
11/3/2015 Forbes Discrimination Against Disabled Applicants Sadly 'Not Surprising': NDRN Director w21560
11/3/2015 The Washington Post Expanding tax credits has done little to help college students w20833 or summary
11/3/2015 Marketplace Global warming doubles as a cold shower w21681
11/2/2015 The Wall Street Journal Paper Says Fed’s Problem With Shadow Banks, Moral Hazard Is Nothing New w21684
11/2/2015 Bloomberg Climate Change Kills the Mood: Economists Warn of Less Sex on a Warmer Planet w21681
11/2/2015 The Washington Post The growing problem that has serious implications for the poor w21676 or summary
11/2/2015 The New York Times Fake Cover Letters Expose Discrimination Against Disabled w21560
10/27/2015 The Atlantic Spotify Isn't Killing Record Sales w21653
10/26/2015 Bloomberg Here's Proof That Age Discrimination Is Widespread in the Job Market w21669
10/26/2015 The Washington Post Why age discrimination is worse for women w21669
10/26/2015 BBC Who, What, Why: What is name-blind recruitment? w9873 or summary
10/24/2015 The Sydney Morning Herald How a simple algorithm can catch university cheats w21628 or summary
10/24/2015 The Economist Putting Goldilocks to work w20750 or summary
10/20/2015 The Wall Street Journal Economist Raj Chetty's Proposals on Inequality Draw Interest on Both Sides of the Political Aisle w21156
10/16/2015 The New York Times Why What You Learned in Preschool Is Crucial at Work? w12006 & w21473 or summary
10/15/2015 Bloomberg QE Didn't Quite Cut It, So Now What? w21567 or summary
10/14/2015 The Washington Post Why natural gas is catching up to coal in powering U.S. homes w21627 or summary
10/14/2015 The Chronicle of Higher Education To Stop Exam Cheats, Economists Say, Try Assigning Seats w21628 or summary
10/13/2015 NPR Why Wal-Mart And Other Retail Chains May Not Fix The Food Deserts w20892
10/13/2015 The Sacramento Bee Benghazi, guns and trade: Fact-checking the 2016 Democrats w20625
10/10/2015 The Washington Post The financial habits Americans struggle with most w20625
10/8/2015 The Washington Post The remarkable thing that happens to poor kids when you give their parents a little money w21562
10/8/2015 PBS What the Marshmallow Test Really Tells Us
10/7/2015 The Huffington Post Expanding Social Security May Pay for Itself! Higher Benefits May Decrease Alzheimer's and Dementia RRC paper
10/7/2015 The Atlantic Black Workers Really Do Need to Be Twice as Good w21612
10/7/2015 The Wall Street Journal How Economic Downturns May Be Good for Your Health w21604
10/7/2015 The Washington Post Delaying kindergarten until age 7 offers key benefits to kids — study w21610
10/6/2015 The Boston Globe A case for taking risks on drugs for the dying w21499
10/3/2015 The Washington Post The smartest economist you've never heard of w14259 & w1770
10/2/2015 The Atlantic Explaining Chinese Restaurants, Korean Dry Cleaning, and Indian Motels w21597
9/30/2015 The Globe and Mail A study linked rising crime to Quebec's child care program: here's why it's wrong w21571
9/29/2015 Bloomberg The Young People Who Got Screwed by a Strong Economy w21587
9/28/2015 PBS Newshour Why are there so few public companies in the U.S.? w21181 or summary
9/28/2015 The Fiscal Times Corporate 'Pass-Throughs' Have Cost the Treasury $100 Billion
9/27/2015 The Atlantic A Small Boost in Family Income Makes a Big Difference for Kids w21562
9/26/2015 The Economist But I get up again w21025
9/24/2015 The Economist All credit to them w21567 or summary
9/24/2015 Bloomberg Wanted: Fed Officials Who Care Less About Bond Market Volatility w21569
9/24/2015 Newsweek As Wealth Inequality Soars, One City Shows the Way w20625
9/21/2015 The Globe and Mail Study raises questions about NDP's proposed universal child-care system w21571
9/21/2015 Inside Higher Ed 'TAs Like Me' w21568
9/20/2015 Wall Street Journal Don't Compare Your Savings to That of Your Peers w17345
9/16/2015 The Wall Street Journal Asia's Growing Ranks of Rich Top North America's w21555
9/11/2015 PBS What economists learned from your eBay haggling w21285 or summary
9/11/2015 The Atlantic Why Do America's Poor Oppose a Redistribution of Wealth? w21529
9/9/2015 NPR When The Hospital Is Boss, That's Where Doctors' Patients Go w21497
9/6/2015 Bloomberg China's Turmoil Could be Just a Blip, If 1960s Japan Is a Guide
9/4/2015 The New York Times How Economists Can Be Just as Irrational as the Rest of Us w21141
9/2/2015 The Washington Post A case that Costco and other warehouse clubs have transformed retail more than Amazon w21464
9/1/2015 Bloomberg Economics Has a Math Problem
8/31/2015 The Washington Post The economics of secession w12191
8/27/2015 Slate A 2011 Paper Totally Predicted What's Happening With China's Economy Now w16919
8/26/2015 BBC News Teachers hired in recessions get better results w21393
8/25/2015 FiveThirtyEight The Best Jobs Now Require You To Be A People Person w21473 or summary
8/24/2015 The Dallas Morning News Study looks at health care spending's rise in the twilight years w21270 or summary
8/23/2015 Vox Hurricane Katrina 10 years later: What we know about victims' health, wealth, and happiness w12062 or summary & w20713
8/20/2015 Fortune What is the real unemployment rate in China? w21460 or summary
8/19/2015 The Economist Trying to count China's jobless w21460 or summary
8/18/2015 CBS News Behind China's slowdown, signs of labor unrest w21460 or summary
8/17/2015 The Economist How governments should help those on the dole w21431
8/12/2015 The Washington Post You could be leaving money on the table by not switching jobs w21376
8/10/2015 Harvard Business Review Entrepreneurs, Economic Growth, and the Enlightenment w21376
8/6/2015 Bloomberg Barista Turned Stylist Shows Americans Switching Careers Again w21376
8/5/2015 CBS News Will retirement make you happier? w21326
8/4/2015 Forbes Medicaid Expansion Would Save Money And Create A Healthier Nation w20178
8/2/2015 The Sydney Morning Herald Good weekend? Thank your happy workplace w21374
7/31/2015 The Wall Street Journal Notable & Quotable w21331
7/30/2015 CBS News Lessons from Sesame Street about preschool education w21229
7/28/2015 The Latin Post Many Multicultural High School Seniors Bypass Ivy League Education, Prefer to Stay Near Home w18586 or summary
7/28/2015 Bloomberg Why Economists Have Trouble With Bubbles w21393
7/27/2015 The Washington Post Schools are able to hire stronger teachers when economy is weak w21393
7/27/2015 The Washington Post Gun control? Americans increasingly see more guns as the solution, not the problem. w20253
7/24/2015 The Washington Post How our workplace environment affects our weekend mood w21374
7/22/2015 Fortune Here's why weekends could be overrated if you love your boss w21374
7/21/2015 Bloomberg How Happy Do Weekends Actually Make Us? w21374
7/18/2015 The Economist Sorry to burst your bubble
7/15/2015 NPR No. 1 With A Bullet Point: To Get Research Cited, Make Sure It's Listed First w21321
7/14/2015 The Washington Post Here's how data caps really affect your Internet use, according to data w21321
7/14/2015 The Washington Post How medical marijuana could literally save lives w21345
7/13/2015 Chicago Tribune Is the American Dream dying? w14308 or summary
7/12/2015 The Guardian China's stock market turbulence is over? Don't count on it w16567 or summary
7/10/2015 Bloomberg Aussies Need to Look Beyond Nose, Cut 49% Tax Rate, Fraser Says w21024 or summary
7/9/2015 Forbes Researchers Find Your Advertising Helps Sell Your Product --And Your Rivals' Products Too w21045
7/8/2015 The Atlantic The Verdict on Charter Schools? w21256
7/8/2015 The New York Times Whose Party Is It Anyway? w18655
7/6/2015 The Wall Street Journal China Stock-Market Investors Pulling Out, Directing Money Into Property w21112 or summary
7/2/2015 The Christian Science Monitor The fastest-rising demographic in American business? Black women.
7/2/2015 The Washington Post Is 'Sesame Street' really as good as preschool? Let's ask a Nobel Prize winner. w21229
7/1/2015 The New York Times The Economy's Missing Metrics w20717
7/1/2015 The Atlantic A World Without Work w19136
6/30/2015 Bloomberg No-Respect U.S. Recovery May Wind Up Becoming Longest Ever w20717
6/25/2015 CBS News Need to sell something fast? Use "cheap talk" w21285 or summary
6/23/2015 Bloomberg View Why Some Countries Work Less w21297
6/17/2015 The Wall Street Journal Should Pharma Returns be Limited if Prices are too High? A Reader Poll w20867
6/17/2015 Forbes The Risk Adjustment Scoring Scam -- A Medicare (Dis) Advantage w21122
6/15/2015 The Wall Street Journal Maybe Greeks Shouldn't Fear Capital Controls w8142
6/10/2015 The Wall Street Journal The Price Women Pay for Not Being Financially Confident w17107
6/9/2015 Fortune Why don't more Americans want a job? w21252
6/9/2015 Al Jazeera America Realities of the For-Profit College Experience w17710 or summary
6/7/2015 The Wall Street Journal 'Boring' Stocks May Be the Smarter Choice w20880
6/5/2015 The Washington Post The 'stress cost' of the empty nest
6/4/2015 The Washington Post The Federal Reserve and inequality w21192
6/3/2015 Forbes Summer Jobs Are An Economic Step Up w20810 or summary
6/2/2015 The Telegraph The quoted company is at risk of becoming an endangered species w21181 or summary
6/2/2015 BloombergView Give Obesity the Tobacco Treatment w20631 or summary
5/29/2015 The Huffington Post Protecting 50 Years of Child Health Progress. w20835
5/28/2015 The Washington Post The surprising consequence of banning obesity lawsuits. w21170
5/26/2015 The New York Times When Family-Friendly Policies Backfire w21080
5/25/2015 The Wall Street Journal Health Costs Hinge on Supreme Court Ruling w20223
5/22/2015 Forbes Silicon Valley Diversity: Why Innovating With People Is As Important As Innovating With Technology w9873 or summary
5/21/2015 Vox Study: Each new immigrant creates 1.2 new jobs w21123
5/19/2015 The Washington Post The best indication of what a federal $12 minimum wage could mean for poor places comes from Puerto Rico w4757
5/19/2015 The Wall Street Journal Early Retirement Withdrawals Could Fuel Risky Behavior, New Paper Says w21168
5/19/2015 The Atlantic Can 401(k) Plans Be Improved? w21168
5/19/2015 Wall Street Journal Early Retirement Withdrawals Could Fuel Risky Behavior, New Paper Says w21168
5/17/2015 The South China Morning Post Data holes and short history make Chinese property market a puzzle w21112 or summary
5/17/2015 The Daily Telegraph Bill Shorten's Eau De Miliband should be a real whiff of fear for ALP w12660 or summary
5/13/2015 New Straits Times Foreign workers deserve better w21157
5/12/2015 The Washington Post Paper finds a surprising link between warm temperatures and math test scores w21157
5/11/2015 FiveThirtyEight The Advanced Placement Tests, Tuition Increases And The Power Of Lists w21126
5/8/2015 The New York Times Giving the Poor Easy Access to Healthy Food Doesn't Mean They'll Buy It w21126
5/7/2015 The New York Times Facebook Use Polarizing? Site Begs to Differ w20681
5/6/2015 The Telegraph The Conservatives believe in prosperity - Labour in a magic money tree w21120
5/4/2015 The New York Times With Sickest Patients, Cost-Sharing Comes at a Price w20927
5/4/2015 The New York Times Stand Your Ground Makes No Sense w18187
5/3/2015 The Washington Post A trade watershed? w20395 or summary
5/1/2015 PBS Newshour Here's how recession may help us live longer w20950
4/30/2015 The New York Times Richard Suzman, 72, Dies; Researcher Influenced Global Surveys on Aging w21085
4/29/2015 The New York Times The 1990 N.F.L. Draft Class: Some Thrive, but Just as Many Struggle w21085
4/24/2015 The Wall Street Journal Summer Jobs Program For Poor Youth Saved Lives, Lowered Incarceration w20810 or summary
4/22/2015 Forbes Top 10 Lobbyists Spend $64M on Congress and Agencies in 3 Months w17831
4/20/2015 The Wall Street Journal Tax Cuts Boost Jobs, Just Not When Targeted at Rich w21035
4/17/2015 The New York Times Why Americans Don't Want to Soak the Rich w21009
4/15/2015 The Washington Post White parents in North Carolina are using charter schools to secede from the education system w21078 & w21126
4/15/2015 Fortune 16% of retired NFL players go bankrupt, a report says
4/14/2015 The Wall Street Journal One in Six NFL Players Goes Bankrupt Within 12 Years of Retirement
4/10/2015 The Washington Post Tax credits are a bad way to help families pay for college. Here's why.
4/8/2015 The Washington Post These states are terrible at hanging on to their college-bound students w21065
4/8/2015 The Wall Street Journal Tax Credits Don't Necessarily Boost College Attendance, Research Finds w20833 or summary
4/1/2015 The Atlantic How Community Violence Hurts Students w21055
4/1/2015 The Washington Post Celebrating the auto bailout’s success w21000
3/31/2015 The Wall Street Journal How the Vise on U.S. Wages Tightened w21027
3/30/2015 The New York Daily News Getting poor kids into the college club: A crucial challenge, lest we squander America's potential w18586 or summary
3/28/2015 The Economist Towers of Babel w18825 or summary
3/26/2015 The Washington Post Do snow days hurt student progress? A Harvard professor says no. w20221 or summary
3/25/2015 Bloomberg Editorial: Guess What's Destroying the Middle Class? w21027
3/20/2015 Bloomberg This Time is Different as Romer-Romer Challenge Reinhart-Rogoff w21021
3/19/2015 The Washington Post Help schools help themselves w17990
3/12/2015 The Wall Street Journal Changes Afoot in Chinese Stock Market w20957
3/8/2015 The Wall Street Journal Piketty Corrects the Inequality Crowd w20766
3/8/2015 The Christian Science Monitor Does daylight savings actually save energy? w14429
2/24/2015 CBS News Are warehouse stores making Americans fat? w20892
2/23/2015 Bloomberg Four Ways Millennials Are Still Scarred From the Recession w20698 or summary
2/23/2015 CNBC New rules could save investors millions in fees
2/19/2015 PBS Newshour How closely should you eye your online shopping cart? w20819
2/18/2015 The Washington Post How the Internet may be shifting innovation away from big cities w20921 or summary
2/18/2015 Nature Young scientists lead the way on fresh ideas w20920
2/18/2015 MIT Technology Review The Economics of Retirement
2/12/2015 The New York Times How Mortgage Fraud Made the Financial Crisis Worse w20947
2/12/2015 The Wall Street Journal It's Hot Days, Not Cold, That Really Chill Labor Productivity w20750 or summary
2/11/2015 The Washington Post The sharp and sweeping rise of racial segregation in 20th century America w20934 or summary
2/11/2015 PBS Newshour Lessons from Downton Abbey about women and money w20793
2/11/2015 Bloomberg No Industry Experience? The Best Companies Want You w20825
2/9/2015 The Wall Street Journal Thomas Piketty's Focus on the 1% Is a Flawed Measure of Inequality, Paper Says w20766
2/6/2015 The New York Times Falling Marriage Rates Reveal Economic Fault Lines w17824
2/6/2015 The New York Times How Elementary School Teachers' Biases Can Discourage Girls From Math and Science w20909
2/3/2015 The Washington Post Parents are more willing to lie in front of boys than girls w20897
1/30/2015 Bloomberg The Goldilocks Approach to Unemployment w20884
1/27/2015 The Washington Post A New Study Argues Cutting Unemployment Benefits Created 1.8 Million Jobs w20884
1/26/2015 The Wall Street Journal Behind the CBO's Forecast: Visions of the Third-Longest Expansion in U.S. History
1/26/2015 Bloomberg Corporate Boards Shouldn't Be Retirement Homes
1/21/2015 ABC News My Husband Is Not My Soul Mate w20794
1/20/2015 The Washington Post When public schools get more money, students do better
1/16/2015 PBS Newshour Unemployment insurance doesn't just help the unemployed w20353 or summary
1/15/2015 The Wall Street Journal The Other Debt Bomb in Public-Employee Benefits w10779 or summary
1/15/2015 Bloomberg Businessweek Can the U.S. Ever Fix Its Messed-Up Maternity Leave System? w17715
1/13/2015 NPR Consumer Agency Launches Tool To Help You Find A Cheaper Mortgage
1/12/2015 The New York Times How Medicaid for Children Partly Pays for Itself w20835
1/12/2015 Knowledge@Wharton The Small Steps That Have a Big Impact on Achieving Goals w17995 or summary
1/9/2015 The Boston Globe Greece's next crisis w12644
1/9/2015 CBS News Retail jobs are better than you might think w20313 or summary
1/8/2015 The New York Times Study Finds More Reasons to Get and Stay Married w20794
1/8/2015 The Huffington Post Hottest Year on Record, 2014, Brings Economic Opportunity w20750 or summary