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

Tom Brady has more rights than most American workers

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The Patriots QB has the rare ability to take his boss to court when he thinks he’s being punished unfairly.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Could medical marijuana alleviate the state’s drug epidemic?

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It’s one approach that’s rarely discussed but seems to curb opioid abuse — without the risk of driving users to heroin.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Why are the markets falling? Troubles in China

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Those heady days of consistent, high-octane growth in China seem to be over.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Obesity comes as a side order to cheap food

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Even families with limited resources can easily purchase enough calories to meet — and exceed — their daily needs.