Featured Research Project: The Life-cycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program

High-quality early childhood programs can yield up to a 13 percent return on investment, according to a new paper by James Heckman, Jorge Luis Garcia et al.

3 Questions with Damon Jones

“Think outside of the box when it comes to accessing your dream data set.” MIP network member Damon Jones gives advice to emerging economists in our 3 Questions series.

3 Questions with Martha Bailey

“We know very little about the dynamic processes that drive the evolution of inequality...over time.” MIP network member Martha Bailey spoke to HCEO about what areas of research are in need of further study.

Research Spotlight: Matching Systems for Refugee Resettlement

There were more than 65 million forcibly displaced people by the end of 2015. To help resettle the growing number of refugees faster and more efficiently, Will Jones and Alexander Teytelboym propose a matching system.

James J. Heckman and Robert Johnson on Economics Publishing

James J. Heckman sat down for an interview with Robert Johnson, President of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), following his panel on economics publishing at the 2017 Allied Social Sciences Associations Annual Meeting.