Readers who find this blog a useful stimulus for reflection might also be interested in checking the "Research Highlights" webpage run by the American Economic Association. I'm the Managing Editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives, which is one of the seven journals currently published by the AEA (with an eighth journal scheduled to start publishing next year). Once or twice a week, the Research Highlights page picks a recent article from these journals and offers a short readable overview or an interview with the author. For those interested getting a sense of a wide array of recent economic research, it's a good starting point. For a flavor, here's a list of the nine most recent entries:Building trust with buyers (November 21, 2018) How much do offers of "satisfaction guaranteed"
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