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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What’s in Obama’s plan to fight climate change?

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The ambitious plan requires states to dramatically cut their carbon emissions over the next 15 years.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

How accurate are NFL preseason forecasts?

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NFL experts make their picks every year, so we reviewed how they match up with reality.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Who wants to host the Olympics?

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Cities all around the world seem increasingly reluctant to host the Games.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Education can’t fix inequality

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Modern inequality isn’t driven by the gap between college-educated workers and high school grads.