June 2013 Issue
Stanford economist on optimal auctions, better models and the future of big data.
Ninth District Notes
New Manufacturing Investment and Unions
Though weak, U.S. labor unions remain a significant factor in corporate decisions about new investment [PDF]
Does the seemingly sensible savings behavior of individual households explain the Great Recession? [PDF]
Whose income is at risk during economic declines?
Workers' recessionary fortunes are tied to their earnings before a downturn [PDF]
Accounting for job loss
A new model focusing on employee skills explains why some suffered greater job loss than others in the Great Recession [PDF]
Why are Americans moving less?
Migration declines are likely due to increasingly similar interstate labor markets and better information about them [PDF]