Research in Brief

Where Have All The Bees Gone?

New research looks at the link between colony collapse and pesticide exposure.

The Economics of Human Smuggling

Policymakers can fight human smuggling with economics.

No Push, No Pull

Pension plans change the labor market for principals and teachers.

Conspicuous Conservation

For environmentally friendly products, performance isn't everything.

Failure to Launch: New York City and Congestion Pricing

New York's failed plan for congestion pricing has lessons for policymakers everywhere.

Lessons from the 2006-2008 World Food Crisis

The secret to international food security is agricultural productivity, policy predictability, and openness to trade.

Pirating for Innovation

Are content providers pulling the wool over our eyes? Is piracy actually good for innovation?

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Slowpokes

Despite attention from federal policymakers, the transition to the digital future remains elusive for some hospitals.

The Great Cities of 2025

The cities of the developing world are taking off. The cities of the Global North ought to get on board, or risk being left behind.

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Keeping up with the Jonesing

Methadone clinics aren't dangerous. Convenience stores are.