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A Record Expansion’s Surprise Winners: The Low-Skilled

Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino’s research on “downskilling” is cited in this Wall Street Journal article…
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Published On: July 15, 2019 |
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How ‘Stealth’ Consolidation is Undermining Competition

Professor John Kwoka’s research on US merger enforcement policy is cited in this June 19 WSJ article…
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Published On: June 19, 2019 |
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How to prevent opioid addiction before it begins

Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino is one of four Northeastern professors who are collaborating to tackle the scourge of opioids under the direction of the Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research. News @ Northeastern ..
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Published On: June 10, 2019 |
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On Merger Remedy Policy

On Thursday June 6, Professor John Kwoka spoke on reforming merger policy at the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) meeting of the Competition Committee in Paris. ..
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Published On: June 4, 2019 |
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Boston Youth Credit Building Initiative Report

Report by Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino shows improved credit scores, lower interest rates on car loans and increased financial literacy for BCYBI participants…
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Published On: June 6, 2019 |
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Finding the root causes of #fakenews

Assistant Professor Donghee Jo is part of an interdisciplinary group of researchers trying to figure out how fake news ends up in the news feeds of Facebook users. News at Northeastern..
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Published On: May 29, 2019 |
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Bob Pritchard – dear colleague and beloved professor

It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our faculty colleague Robert Pritchard passed away on Thursday, May 16th…
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Published On: May 21, 2019 |
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Is giving 26-year-old Bryce Harper a 13-year, $330m contract a terrible idea?

PhD candidate Richard J. Paulsen’s research on long-term contracts in Major League Baseball is referenced in this article in The Guardian
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Published On: March 6, 2019 |
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Professor John Kwoka testified in front of the U.S. Senate judiciary subcommittee on antitrust, competition policy, and consumer rights on March 5th.

Published On: April 19, 2019 |
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Congratulations Odeta Kushi!

Odeta Kushi, MA 2015, has been promoted to deputy chief economist at First American Financial Corporation…
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Published On: March 1, 2019 |
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