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

Faced with a drought, why not charge more for water?

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In greater Boston, water use was actually higher this July than it’s been in over a decade.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

A plan for the Clinton Foundation, none for Trump organization

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No matter who wins, the next US president will be plagued by questions about where public interest end and personal interest begin.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Poverty drives homeless rates? Not so fast

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The one thing that seems connected to the number of people without their own place to live is the cost of housing.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Do charter schools really help children improve?

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A study of Texas schools says that graduates only received minimal income bumps.