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Articles by Caren Chesler

The Theorist Wednesday, December 5, 2007
MIT’s Iván Werning uses theoretical models to find the best economic policies on estate taxes and unemployment insurance, writes CAREN CHESLER.
The Experimenter Monday, October 1, 2007
At 28, Berkeley economist Raj Chetty aligns theories with real-world facts, leading him to surprising conclusions on taxes, investing, and welfare.
No Hesitations Monday, July 16, 2007
A child of violence and poverty, ROLAND FRYER of Harvard goes where other economists fear to tread.
A Bettor World Friday, May 25, 2007
Once apprenticed to a bookie, Justin Wolfers of Wharton now draws economic insight from the behavior of gamblers.