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

The GOP’s latest Obamacare repeal bill could devastate Mass.

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The Cassidy-Graham proposal would sharply reduce the funding Massachusetts uses for Medicaid.

Why companies aren’t in a hurry to fill job openings

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Companies say they want to hire. So why aren’t they doing it?


Dear Amazon, here’s our offer: not one dime

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Boston has a lot else to offer, and money shouldn’t matter anyway.


Household income in Massachusetts was way up last year

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Significantly, the gains weren’t split by inequality or confined to those in upper income brackets.