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

If Tsarnaev sentenced to death, it won’t be the end

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Decades and hundreds of thousands of dollars could follow a Dzhokhar Tsarnaev death sentence.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Why are migrants dying in the Mediterranean?

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In the past week, more than 1,300 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to reach the shores of Europe.

Evan Horowitz

Higher MBTA fares could signal less taxing times

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Massachusetts’ state government has slowly been increasing its reliance on various kinds of fees.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

What recession? Mass. job market bounces back

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Most of the jobs lost have come back, and the number of workers picking up paychecks is expanding fast. But some problems remain.