3 Questions with Steven Durlauf

"My advice for economists is always the same, and that is: read outside economics." HCEO Co-director Steven Durlauf on what makes a good economist and what areas of research are in need of further study, in our 3 Questions series.

Work Incentives of Medicaid Beneficiaries and the Role of Asset Testing

Does Medicaid distort work incentives? Svetlana Pashchenko and her co-author examine whether asset testing should be used in means-tested programs.

Student Loans and Repayment: Theory, Evidence and Policy

"Can today's college students borrow enough? Or, are they borrowing too much?" June's Research Spotlight examines student loan program design via our "Student Loans and Repayment" working paper by Lance Lochner and Alexander Monge-Naranjo.

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.