Barry Chiswick approaches language skills among immigrants and native-born linguistic minorities as a form of human capital, with costs and benefits.
Cohen et al. estimate that consumer surplus generated by the UberX service in the United States in 2015 was $6.8 billion. Also listen to this Freakonomics Radio episode.
NIESR Director of Macroeconomics Angus Armstrong on UK’s Brexit choices, inspired by Dani Rodrik’s famous political trilemma.
Economists Matthew Gentzkow and Hunt Allcott find that fake news stories did not sway the election, as they were only seen by a small fraction of Americans.
A modern classic by Daron Acemoğlu.