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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

Has Trump gained ground in Massachusetts? We’ll find out Tuesday

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We should be able to track the president’s influence by seeing where Trump-like candidates do best — and where moderate Republicans lose ground.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Can Trump change citizenship rights?

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It’s possible the president’s statement is little more than a political stunt to rile up his anti-immigration base before the midterms.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

The Trump bump is for real

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The US economy is headed toward its best year since the recession.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

The bad business of ballot questions

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History shows that after contentious votes there is little follow-up to determine which side was right.