September 2011 Issue
MIT economist on tech innovation, inequality and dynamics of political economy.
Top of the Ninth
The Importance of Teaching Teachers
Effective teacher training on economics and finance is invaluable to implementation of Fed policy [PDF]
- The Case of the Disappearing Large-Employer Manufacturing Plants: Not Much of a Mystery After All [PDF]
The Generation Gap
Recessions hurt the old most and the young least, with an impact determined by asset sales of the middle-aged [PDF]
Do Newspapers Matter?
Research suggests that diminished news coverage following closure of a newspaper reduces democratic participation [PDF]
Student Essay Contest
Germany's Kurzarbeit Work Program: A Plan for Job Growth in the U.S.
2010-2011 Essay Contest Winner [PDF]