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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

Meet the Senate health care bill. Like Obamacare, only flimsier

By , Globe Staff

The Senate bill retains the basic structure of former president Obama’s signature health care law, except that all the parts have been whittled down.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Baker’s health care fees seem like a solution in search of a problem

By , Globe Staff

Governor Charlie Baker is still pursuing a fine for businesses whose employees use the state’s Medicaid program.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Unemployment is rising, and that’s good news. Really.

By , Globe Staff

The jobless rate went up in May for the best possible reason: because more and more people feel inspired to look for work again.

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Fed raises rates as it seeks a return to normal

By , Globe Staff

It’s the latest sign that the central bank is eager to cool the economy and end the era of easy money that has been in place since the financial crisis.