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I run through recent economics journal/working paper activity on Monday mornings. Here are some very attenuated bits of interest: Government mergers of hospitals in England do not produce better outcomes. (Same is true for privates, we knew this and the government went ahead anyway). High quality grammar school teachers have an impact that lasts a […]

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Today’s Interesting Research

Here are a few excerpts from my NBER Working Papers Digest: Robert Inman finds that Stimulus funding for the states is not correlated with state unemployment rates (that doesn’t mean it is not “stimulating” but it certainly makes it less likely): As targeted assistance for stimulating local economies, ARRA funding is uncorrelated with state unemployment […]

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