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Book Review: Invisible Men: Mass Incarceration and the Myth of Black Progress

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Invitation to a Dialogue: Action on the Climate

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A writer suggests practical steps to address global warming. Readers are invited to respond. …read more


Prison and the Poverty Trap

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Many social scientists no longer think that America’s shift to longer prison terms has been a help to poor neighborhoods. …read more


In ‘Misbehaving,’ an Economics Professor Isn’t Afraid to Attack His Own

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Richard Thaler writes that the social sciences once disparaged by economists have been critical to the profession’s influence in business and public policy.


How Not to Explain Success

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The controversial ‘Triple Package’ theory of why some people thrive is finally rigorously debunked.