Domestic Public Policy

The Economics Lab: The Remaking of Economics as an Empirical Science

Grant Year: 2017


Robert Litan will lead an effort to explore how research by economists informs public policy debates. He will assess how a new generation of economists reshaped the discipline by placing a greater emphasis on empirical analysis of “big data” and fielding experimental evaluations. The project’s findings will appear in a report.

Council on Foreign Relations Domestic Public Policy

$50,000