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Evan Horowitz

Evan Horowitz has been the Globe’s resident explainer since 2014, writing the “Quick Study” column and endeavoring to make complex topics comprehensible and lively.

Before joining the Globe, Evan worked at a think tank focused on the Massachusetts state budget. And prior to that, he was a professor of literature, focused on 19th century British and French authors.

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Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

GOP is still a long way from victory on tax cuts

By , Globe Staff

There is a lot of wrangling to do, and many contentious issues to resolve, before Republicans can send President Trump tax-cut legislation to sign.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

How a stealth repeal of the health insurance mandate could blow up the GOP tax plan

By , Globe Staff

Repealing the insurance mandate yields huge savings to fund tax cuts, but invites new opposition to the bill.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

The yield curve is flattening. Here’s why you should care

By , Globe Staff

The gap between interest rates on short- and long-term government bonds is the narrowest since the financial crisis, and that may be a big problem

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Why your mental map of the US economy is probably wrong

By , Globe Staff

The US heartland has had the strongest income growth since the 1980s. Yes, you read that right.