Bowling for Fascism: Exploring the Dark Side of Social Capital
Nico Voigtländer finds, in pre-World War II Germany, sports clubs became a vehicle to spread Nazism
Cultures That Delay Gratification: Their Immigrants to the U.S. Excel in School
Paola Giuliano's study finds the benefit to students increases over time
German Rebels Who Helped Lincoln Win the Civil War: A Natural Experiment in Leadership
Christian Dippel’s research follows leaders of a failed 1848 revolt to towns across the U.S.
Toxic Aid: Economic Collapse and Recovery in Tanzania
For many years Tanzania was the darling of international aid agencies. During the 1970s it received more assistance per capita than any other nation in the world. And yet, the economy performed dismally
Hours Constraints, Occupational Choice, and Gender: Evidence from Medical Residents
Are the long, inflexible work hours required by many high-paying professions a barrier to entry for women? Melanie Wasserman explores this question by studying the introduction of a policy in 2003 that capped the average work week for medical residents at 80 hours.
Political Conformity: Event-Study Evidence from the United States
Perez-Truglia proposes that individuals are more politically active in more like-minded social environments.