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Melissa Dell.

Melissa Dell wins 2020 Clark Medal

Harvard economist’s work focuses on the lasting effects that conflicts, economic conditions, and institutions can have on a society

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Customer picks up order in Waffle House.

American economy on the bubble

Shutdown may be threatening millions of businesses, but reopening is fraught with challenges of its own

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House of cards.

House of cards

Since last recession, a surge in wealthier families opting to rent instead of buy is driving up the market, making affordable housing scarcer, study finds

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Cars filling the streets.

Driving is more expensive than you think

Kennedy School study puts annual Mass. costs at $64 billion, hopes figure will be used as a comparison in mass-transit spending decisions

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Caroline Light stands at the blackboard.

Hidden costs of emotional labor

Examining why the culture undervalues some necessary jobs, many of which tend to be disproportionately held by women

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Mark Cuban and Jeff Flake laughing

A conversation on capitalism

Billionaire tech entrepreneur Mark Cuban discusses value of real-world education, Trump, Warren, and sexual harassment on his NBA team

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