Economic system

Is the American economic system fair? Republicans, Democrats divided

According to a new survey by the Pew Research Center, about six in ten American adults (63%) say the country’s economic system unfairly favors powerful interests, compared to a third (33%) who say it is generally fair for most. Americans. While general opinions on this issue have changed little in recent years, the partisan divide […]

Economic research

Pressure to publish in top journals stifles creativity in economic research

Too often in economics, where you post can be more important than what you post. That’s the theory explored in a new study co-authored by Nobel Prize-winning economist James J. Heckman and Sidharth Moktan, a predoctoral fellow at the Center for Human Development Economics. The University of Chicago researchers found that tenure and award committees […]