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Can Immigration Hurt the Economy? An Old Prejudice Returns
New York Times, February 14, 2017
As some Americans fear that immigrants will damage productivity, economists disagree on their impact.Cited: George Borjas, Lant Pritchett
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The confused future of health care
Harvard Gazette, February 14, 2017
While the outlook for the survival of the ACA seems dim, analysts say a new plan will take considerable time to develop and implement.
Cited: Amitabh Chandra
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Think Ouside the Box to Deal with Young Adult Criminals
Boston Herald Op-Ed, February 8, 2017
Two Massachusetts sheriffs cite Program in Criminal Justice Research in recommending  comprehensive criminal justice reform and new systemic approach to handling “emerging adults” who commit crimes.
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