Economics Archive

Clifford F. Thies, Shenandoah University – War, What’s It Good For?

Is war good or bad for a country’s economy? Clifford F. Thies, professor of economics and

Bryant Sculos, Worcester State University – Learning From Basic Income Pilots

On Worcester State University Week: What can we learn from universal basic income pilot programs? Bryant

Heath Henderson, Drake University – The Limitations of Cash Payments for Fighting Poverty

What is the best way to fight poverty? Heath Henderson, assistant professor of economics at Drake

Dayna DeFeo, University of Alaska Anchorage – Teacher Shortage

Why is there a teacher shortage? Dayna DeFeo, research assistant professor at the University of Alaska

Shahrzad Goudarzi, New York University – Economic Inequality

On this Student Spotlight during New York University Week: Do Americans care about economic inequality? Shahrzad

Nate Peach, George Fox University – Teaching Undergraduates to Measure Economic Development

On George Fox University Week: More data brings opportunities for research. Nate Peach, associate professor of

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