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Assistant Professors Gregory Lane and Erin Kelley found that the assignment of a female-sounding name for an online sales agent led to 50 percent fewer purchases.
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If the Jones Act were repealed, the efficiency of the U.S. oil market would improve by $403 million a year. Consumers on average would gain $769 million in savings—more than double what producers would lose from lower oil and refined product prices.
A new study evaluates which consumers who opt into dynamic electricity pricing are most likely to conserve, and the role an upfront financial take-up incentive plays in cutting electricity use.
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The extent to which Medicare should monitor for wasteful spending depends on the balance between the savings generated and the effects and costs imposed on patients and providers.
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A new study finds that blocking fossil fuel pipelines can lead fossil fuels to shift to other, potentially more polluting transportation modes, rather than staying in the ground.
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Using health and labor market data from Sweden, the authors study the labor market outcomes of childless Swedish women who become pregnant while using long-acting reversible contraceptives.