Has the randomista revolution gone too far?

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Development Frontiers of economic research Politics and economics Poverty and income inequality
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RCTs, randomised control trials, Nobel laureates

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Burying bad news

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Politics and economics
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politics, US, President, executive order, media

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Helping parents to read with their children

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Education
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children, reading, early years

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Wealth Taxes

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Taxation

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How the mobile internet changed politics

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Politics and economics
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mobile technology, internet access, populism, government confidence, fake news, propaganda, censorship

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Can the stock market help save the planet?

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Development Environment Financial markets
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pollution, environment, Green Transition, global warming, financial markets

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The Great Expectations of the middle class

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Politics and economics
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How to improve consumer credit ratings

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Financial markets
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consumer spending, Credit availability, credit rating industry

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Let's stay together

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Gender Taxation

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The cost of dying

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Health economics
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long-term care. health insurance, medical costs, end-of-life care

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