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Q+A
Fidget spinner fact and fiction
Published Sept 22, 2017
Claims that devices help kids with ADD, autism are nothing more than 'smart marketing,' Hopkins doctor says
Economics
Screen test
Published Summer 2017
Policymakers can have disruptive effects on industries even if they have good intentions, Hopkins economist finds / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Tax relief
Traffic fees helps kids breathe easier
Published Sept 22, 2017
JHU economist finds that congestion fees in Stockholm lowered pollution and had a positive effect on health
Economics
What can be done about gender wage gaps?
Published Sept 22, 2017
Study: Earnings disparities between men, women are greatest in world's wealthiest countries
Commentary
The free market and climate science
Published Sept 22, 2017
BDP Paul Ferraro argues that people who believe in the free market should also believe in man-made climate change / Bloomberg View
Economics
Unintended consequences
Published Sept 22, 2017
Deregulating one industry may negatively affect another, Carey Business School study finds / Carey Business School
Economics
An avoidable collapse?
Published Sept 22, 2017
Economist Laurence Ball's research suggests Fed could have prevented 2008 Lehman Brothers failure / The New York Times
Health and economics
How the recession weighed on children
Published Sept 22, 2017
Study links unemployment during economic downturn with weight gain in California schoolchildren / School of Public Health
Hidden demand
Published Sept 22, 2017
Why some people would pay for a drug they probably won't ever need
E-tail emergence
Digging into online deals
Published Sept 22, 2017
JHU professor explores purchase habits of consumers, who are increasingly going online / Carey Business magazine