Why good data are essential to understanding the Voting Rights Act
His Empire of Cotton: A Global History puts slavery in an international context.
Modeling how globalization leaves the least-skilled workers behind
From the “Teaching Machine” to the promise of twenty-first-century learning technology
On the centenary, historian Ronald G. Suny discusses the causes of the twentieth century’s first genocide.
A critique of the neoliberal economy
Another art museum opens—this one, a gallery for African and African-American Art.
Small companies innovate better, but in the energy field, large firms may lead.
Studying the role of “executive function” in learning, in minds young and old
Addressing the root causes of violence against women in South Asia
Cass Sunstein and the modern regulatory state
Barbers, bartenders, and beauticians are as privy to our secrets as are family and friends.
A Kennedy School working paper shows that losing elections can take a big toll on partisan voters’ happiness.
Highlights from Dean Michael D. Smith’s annual report
The Joint Center for Economics brings a quantitative approach to economic history.