Research

While air pollution from China makes South Korean residents sicker, strong Chinese air policies have led to fewer deaths over time—saving South Korea $2.62 billion per year.
Providing a basic bundle of publicly funded services, while allowing individuals to purchase additional coverage, could expand US health coverage in a financially sustainable way that maintained incentives for innovation.
The paper reports individuals’ withdrawal behavior from before and after they turn 59½ (the age at which the penalty expires) to see whether the presence of a penalty impacts the amounts people withdraw.
The most effective way to persuade people to accept a new government is by understanding the operations of local communities, Professor Roger Myerson argues.
With renewable energy options at the forefront of the mind, Koichiro Ito, an associate professor at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy, has co-authored a study looking into renewable energy and power grid expansion.
Do mentees prefer to have mentors of the same gender? New research from Assistant Professor Yana Gallen, labor economist and assistant professor at Harris, investigates the ways mentors and mentees are paired and exactly what values mentees prioritize.