Economic Optimism

Economic Optimism

Economists are feeling cautiously optimistic following the release of the Employment Situation Summary by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. ...

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Investment in Transit Can Reduce Energy Burden for Low Income Households

Investment in Transit Can Reduce Energy Burden for Low Income Households

The energy burden is larger for low income households in the United States, and transportation costs play a big role. According to the Cent...

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Education: Money Might Be Everything

Education: Money Might Be Everything

In January, the Equality of Opportunity Project released new research on college attendance and mobility comparisons between polarized soc...

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Meaningful, but Tiring Work

Meaningful, but Tiring Work

According to a recent  report  from  Pew Research   Social and Demographic Trends , the "most meaningful" work that A...

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Tax Confusion

Tax Confusion

  NPR recently administered a poll to American citizens. It tested their knowledge and opinion of the US tax system. The questions included...

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The Survival of Rural America

The Survival of Rural America

America’s rural areas are facing multiple challenges, including the well-known population changes, worsening health conditions, and access ...

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Man vs. Machine: Who will win?

Man vs. Machine: Who will win?

The age old debate: man versus machine. It’s not what you are thinking. I’m not talking about robots, but the automation of the work force....

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The Cost of Living

The Cost of Living

Every year, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) releases the Worldwide Cost of Living Report . This survey compares the prices of 160 goo...

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Why the Recall?

Why the Recall?

The Guardian has recently released data to help consumers tackle one frightening issue: product recalls. Many young adults can remember ...

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Can you believe this weather?

Can you believe this weather?

We often find each other complaining about the weather. Every day millions of people across the country complain to colleagues, friends or ...

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