Puerto Rico’s economic and financial crisis continues to deepen. Our expert panel will discuss the pressing financial, economic, and political issues and recommended actions.
Agricultural policy experts come together to review the performance of the 2014 Farm Bill following the second anniversary of its passage.
The stunning fall in share prices has raised the question whether we are seeing the beginning of another financial crisis. If the stock market is correctly forecasting the future of the economy, what’s ahead is a recession and not a 2008-like financial crisis.
In a letter to the editor of the Financial Times, Desmond Lachman argues that a “helicopter money” policy from the Federal Reserve would be preferable to another round of quantitative easing.
Indeed, the single most important factor — one driving 40% of the college tuition jump — is the expansion in borrowing limits.
January’s employment report from the Labor Department was a mixed bag.
Presidential candidates, Sens. Cruz and Paul, misleadingly describe their proposed VATs as business taxes and underplay or deny the tax burden that a VAT would impose on workers.
Low wages are not the primary cause of poverty; low work rates are.
The authors find that news stories contain information about economic linkages between firms and document that information diffuses slowly across linked stocks. Specifically, they identify linked stocks from co-mentions in news stories and find that linked stocks cross-predict one another’s returns in the future.
If science is to affect policymaking, an inherently political undertaking, research conducted or funded by government cannot be separated from politics.