Policy writer

Evan Horowitz

Evan Horowitz writes the “Quick Study” column for the Globe, both online and in print. He digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.

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Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Housing for middle-class families in Boston is a struggle

By , Globe Staff

About one of every three middle-class families in Greater Boston spends over 30 percent of their income on housing.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Will you be affected by the new overtime rules?

By , Globe Staff

Any salaried employee earning less than $50,440 would automatically be eligible for overtime pay under Obama’s plan.

Evan Horowitz

So what happens when things go wrong with Olympics?

By , Globe Staff

Unless a truly robust insurance policy can be put together, public money will be on the line.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

How did Greece end up in its current financial crisis?

By , Globe Staff

If Greece defaults on its debts, the country would likely be forced to drop the euro and introduce its own currency.