The Kenan professor of government’s story of a dissertation published 44 years after it was accepted
Illustration by John Holcroft
Economist William Kerr argues for streamlining immigration to attract high-skilled talent from abroad.
Illustration by Robert Neubecker
Cherubic features benefit black male CEOs, but not other groups, underscoring the complexity of social disadvantage.
Photograph from the Mathew Brady Collection/Library of Congres
Brief history of the image of a hero: 1822-1885
Illustration by Taylor Callery
Ethics and the dawn of decision-making machines
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And the problem of bias
Photograph courtesy of Yaron Singer
Vulnerabilities to manipulation
Illustration by Matt Kenyon
Economists revisit an unsettled economic policy.