Economics Archive

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

Andrew Oswald, University of Warwick – Fruits, Vegetables and Happiness

If you’re feeling sad – have a few servings of veggies. Andrew Oswald, Professor of Economics

Lewis Davis, Union College – Climate Culture and Economic Development

Are individualistic societies richer or poorer than collectivist ones? Lewis Davis, professor of economics at Union

Stephanie Seguino, University of Vermont – Better Quality Jobs for Women

Economic equality between the sexes is improving, but we’re still not where we need to be.

Christa Brunnschweiler, University of East Anglia – Economic Backwardness and Civil Unrest

Does a bad economy lead to civil unrest or is it vice versa? Christa Brunnschweiler, Senior

Thomas Amidon, The State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry – New Forest Economy

Cutting edge technology could revive an old economy. Thomas Amidon, professor of paper and bioprocess engineering

Kang Zhao, University of Iowa – Predicting Future Box Office Success

Show me the money. Kang Zhao, assistant professor of Management Sciences at the University of Iowa,

David Hugh-Jones, University of East Anglia – Honesty Across Cultures

If you’re looking for honesty, not all countries are alike. David Hugh-Jones, senior lecturer in economics