The Region

December 2014 Issue

Ninth District Notes

Economic Policy Paper


  • Gaming the (School) System
    In a widely used school choice mechanism, parents avoid picking their favorite schools, opting instead for the low-risk choice of neighborhood schools [PDF]

Research Digest

  • Great Recession—Research Revival
    The Great Recession has prompted economists to launch (or redouble) efforts to understand how financial crises lead to recessions, why this recession endured so long, and how policymakers might both revive the economy and prevent a repetition [PDF]

Book Review

Virtual Fed