Ray Fisman
Ray Fisman

Ray Fisman is the Slater family professor in behavioral economics at Boston University and co-author, most recently, of Corruption: What Everyone Needs to Know.

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March 20 2008 6:53 AMGoing Down SwingingWhat if three-strikes laws make criminals less likely to repeat offend—but more violent when they do?
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Nov. 27 2007 4:10 PMIt Takes a Village  … to fail to thank its female leader, no matter how good she is.
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Oct. 19 2007 7:27 AMVirtue for SaleWill customers pay more to do good?
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Aug. 17 2007 11:43 AMDiamonds Are a Guerrilla's Best FriendWhy was war good for Angola's big miners?
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Jan. 11 2008 7:44 AMCos and EffectBill Cosby may be right about African-Americans spending a lot on expensive sneakers—but he's wrong about why.
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Nov. 7 2007 12:00 PMAn Economist Goes to a BarAnd solves the mysteries of dating.
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Sept. 7 2007 7:29 AMTaking Our MedicineThe bad economics of switching health-care plans.