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

Bay Staters flocking to Medicaid

By , Globe Staff

An average of 6,000 new people have signed up for MassHealth, the state’s Medicaid program, every month since mid-2015.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Bay Staters flocking to Medicaid

By , Globe Staff

An average of 6,000 new people have signed up for MassHealth, the state’s Medicaid program, every month since mid-2015.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Which president was the greatest jobs creator?

By , Globe Staff

The current recordholder, for a president, is Bill Clinton, whose administration saw an average of 239,000 new jobs a month.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Tariffs + stronger dollar = trouble for Trump trade policy

By , Globe Staff

Boosting the “Made in America” sector through tariffs could backfire by inflating the value of the US dollar.