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May 8, 2020
Jobless rate spikes to 14.7%, highest since Great Depression
Associated Press, Christopher Rugaber
May 7, 2020
Helping local leaders reach the most vulnerable
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Ryan Rippel
May 7, 2020
Real-time data to address real-time problems
Harvard Gazette, Juan Siliezar
May 7, 2020
Government Orders Alone Didn’t Close the Economy. They Probably Can’t Reopen It.
The New York Times, Emily Badger and Alicia Parlapiano
May 7, 2020
Job Postings Have Fallen Steadily During Pandemic, New Tracker Shows
The Wall Street Journal, Janet Adamy
October 15, 2019
Raj Chetty Discusses the Fading of the American Dream
PBS, Amanpour & Company
July 22, 2019
When the Safety Net Pays for Itself
The Wall Street Journal, Soo Oh and Janet Adamy
August 28, 2018
John Friedman: Digging into data helps lift kids out of poverty
The Columbus Dispatch, Op-Ed: John Friedman
September 10, 2017
How U.S. News college rankings promote economic inequality on campus
Politico, Benjamin Wermund
August 31, 2017
The Myth of American Universities as Inequality-Fighters
The Atlantic, Derek Thompson
July 10, 2017
New rankings tackle old problem: Measuring the outcome of college
The Washington Post, Jeffrey Selingo
April 2, 2017
Does Sprawl Matter for Social Mobility?
The Washington Post, Emily Badger
March 28, 2017
How Utah Keeps the American Dream Alive
Bloomberg View, Megan McArdle
February 28, 2017
These colleges are better than Harvard at making poor kids rich
Vox, Dylan Matthews
January 28, 2017
Skipping Class
The Economist
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