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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

Why Trump’s move to kill Obamacare insurance subsidies might not matter much

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In the Byzantine world of health care, the effect on lower-income Americans could be limited.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

What does Trump’s one-man effort to end Obamacare mean?

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The president’s executive order could lead to lower insurance costs for healthy Americans but higher premiums for the sick, the old, and those with preexisting conditions.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

What you need to know about Trump’s executive orders

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The Trump administration has unleashed a deluge of executive actions designed to wash away key pillars of the legacy left by President Obama.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Trump’s talk of Puerto Rico debt deal briefly spooks investors

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One big loser would have been Boston investor Seth Klarman, whose hedge fund reportedly owns almost $1 billion in the island’s debt.