Insights from current economic research

Every Monday I watch for an e-mail with the subject line “The Latest NBER Research.”  Inside there are links to new working papers from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) across all of the topics economists analyze.  I always learn something interesting, especially with regard to real-world policy making.

I’ve often wondered, why doesn’t someone summarize the cool stuff in these papers so that policy makers, students, and other interested readers can get insights from new economic research?  The NBER itself does this for a small sample of papers but there’s lots of good stuff they miss.

So, one of the things I’m going to do on a regular basis is to summarize papers that catch my fancy.  If you like the them, or have suggestions for things I should read, send me a note and let me know.