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A Health Equity Lens Brings Meaningful Focus to Research

Now more than ever, equity—and particularly health equity—are trending topics in the United States. Government, nonprofit, and private organizations alike are examining programs and services to prevent disparities in how socially disadvantaged populations access and use them. At Econometrica, we refer to health equity as a “lens” because we use it to bring a sharper focus to every project....

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Econometrica’s Program Evaluation Informs Policy and Impacts Lives

Program evaluation is a powerful management and policy-making tool. It provides critical information beyond whether a program achieved its intended outcome, offering a deeper understanding of how and why the program works. This valuable insight is essential to enhancing results, avoiding unwanted consequences, and replicating the program in new places. Program evaluation can also impact lives in...

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Econometrica would like to feature a few African Americans and their contributions to our country.

Charles Richard Drew Discovered a method of separating red blood cells from plasma and then storing the two components separately, which allowed blood to be stored for more than a week. Drew documented these findings in a paper that led to the first blood bank. Frederick McKinley Jones Worked as a mechanic and taught himself electronics. In 1940, patented a refrigeration system for vehicles,...

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Congratulations to Doug Schuweiler for receiving the Award for Excellence from the SBA-OIG!

We are ecstatic to announce Econometrica’s own Doug Schuweiler has won an Award for Excellence from the Small Business Administration Office of Inspector General (SBA-OIG). The Award for Excellence is an annual award recognizing exceptional performance among OIG’s diverse, high-performing, and outcome-driven workforce. Doug received the award for his work helping to increase the rate of hotline...

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October is LBGTQ+ History Month

Celebrate LGBTQ+ History by remembering and honoring those who marched in Washington in October 1979 and 1987. October is LGBTQ+ History Month in the United States. Encourage learning about LGBTQ+ to boost openness and remove the stigma of being LGBTQ+. To coincide with National Coming Out Day on October 11, Rodney Wilson, an opening gay teacher in Missouri, started the Lesbian and Gay History...

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