Economics Department at UC Davis
Parents and educators have assumed that peers matter. Professor Scott Carrell and coauthors conduct an unusual social engineering experiment. Listen to how they applied what's known about peer effects to the real world. What they found surprised even them...
Professor Alan Taylor participated in a roundtable on emerging market turbulence with Maurice Obstfeld (U.C. Berkeley) and Dominic Wilson (Goldman Sachs) moderated by Gavyn Davies of the Financial Times
Research by Marianne Page, Ann Stevens and Hilary Hoynes cited in the House Budget Committee Report: "The War on Poverty: 50 Years Later"
Discusses his findings from The Son Also Rises with Ryan Avent
Graduate student Guojun's paper with Prof. Brad Barber (GSM, UC Davis) wins 2013 Graham and Dodd Scroll Award
Alan Taylor's research on the role of credit in financial crises cited in The Economist
Reprises the central argument in his new book The Son Also Rises