Economics Archive

Jia Wang, University of Dayton – Economic Development Incentives

On University of Dayton Week: Does incentive spending really take from the rich and give to

Nathan Grawe, Carleton College – The Great Recession and Higher Education

On Carleton College Week: The Great Recession could hurt college admissions in the near future. Nathan

Madhavi Venkatesan, Northeastern University – Economics of Sustainability

Consumerism is at the heart of our economy. Madhavi Venkatesan, assistant teaching professor at Northeastern University,

Roberto Pedace, Scripps College – International Box Office Revenue is a Leading Reason for Less Diversity in Films

Hollywood has a diversity problem. Roberto Pedace, professor of economics at Scripps College, examines the reasons

Fred Chen, Wake Forest University – Synthetic Rhino Horns

Can synthetic rhino horns stop the scourge of poaching? Fred Chen, associate professor of economics at

David Zonderman, North Carolina State University – Labor Unions

We hear a lot of negative news about labor unions. David Zonderman, professor of history at

Kimberly Merriman, University of Massachusetts Lowell – Gig Work

Temporary workers are playing a bigger part in our economy. Kimberly Merriman, associate professor in the

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University – Struggling US Middle Class

The middle class is shrinking. Steven Pressman, professor of economics at Colorado State University, delves into

Jonathan Mijs, London School of Economics – Inequality

Inequality is getting worse in the United States. Jonathan J. B. Mijs, assistant professorial research fellow

Robert Brecha, University of Dayton – Home Energy Consumption and Solar Power

How do we make our homes more efficient? Robert Brecha, professor in the renewable and clean