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Chief Economics Writer, FiveThirtyEight

Chief economics writer for @fivethirtyeight. Formerly with the Wall Street Journal. Links/RTs are not endorsements.

Jul 29, 2014

Read @MonaChalabi on why it's so hard to count the transgender population -- and why it's important to try.

Jul 29, 2014

@josephkokenge @nberpubs In-classroom breakfast program led to increased calorie consumption. Expanded cafeteria breakfast did not.

Jul 29, 2014

Efforts to expand school breakfast programs haven't improved grades, health or attendance. Latest @nberpubs research:

Jul 29, 2014

Work-study boosts grades for ppl who would've worked anyway, boosts post-grad employment for ppl who wouldn't have.

Jul 29, 2014

Big retailers pay significantly better than small ones, esp. for more educated workers. Latest @nberpubs research:

Jul 29, 2014

College only costs $60k "for affluent students who don’t qualify for financial aid to attend ... elite colleges."…

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