Bixuan Sun wondered if Energy Star appliances really saved as much as the stickers say. Her data and conclusions are revealed in her work, "Heterogenous direct rebound effects: Theory and evidence from the Energy Star program."
Has the Honeycrisp been a good thing for consumers? Applied Economics grad student Yanghao Wang discusses the implications in his piece in the Minnesota Applied Economist.
The new face of US science. The availability of faculty jobs has not kept pace with the number of biomedical scientists who have entered the job market since 2004. ApEc grad student Jose Pacas and colleagues present census data showing how the biomedical workforce is fundamentally different to those of past generations. Read more ...
The Spring 2018 issue of the Minnesota Applied Economist is now available online. Highlights from Paul Glewwe, Yanghao Wang on the Honeycrisp apple, and two of our past award winners!