The financial system – especially banks – is generally blamed for the Great Recession. This notion has been used to justify the adoption by central banks of several new monetary policy functions, such as financial stability and macro-prudential policies. Show More Summary
Slate: Is the Lost Generation of Law School Graduates Still Lost?, by Jordan Weissmann: The class of law school students who graduated immediately after the Great Recession is sometimes referred to as the industry's lost generation, thanks to the barren job market that left so many young J.D.'s struggling to...
Most people that attend college don’t do so with the idea that they’ll find themselves underemployed. However, this is exactly what has occurred as a result of the recession. Here are five reasons why these people are exactly what your organization needs, and why you should go after them before [...]
There’s a buyers’ market brewing in “nearly new” off-lease cars and trucks. Leasing tanked in the Great Recession, but leasing is back. Many auto lenders cut back or even quit leasing entirely in the recession, because they were reluctant to take a chance on how much cars and trucks would be [...]
The class of law school students who graduated immediately after the Great Recession are sometimes referred to as the industry's lost generation, thanks to the barren job market that left so many young J.D.'s struggling to find work....Show More Summary
Alamy If experience is a great teacher, then the Great Recession must be up for an educator of the year award. After living through a global financial crisis and the lingering aftermath, current or recent college students would rather...Show More Summary
Obamanomics in action… One in five US families in America are not working. Seven years after the Great Recession and a trillion dollars later, one in five US families are not working. CNS News reported: In 19.9 percent of American … Continue reading ?
For the past five years, investing in agricultural commodities has not been for the faint of heart. After rebounding quickly from the Great Recession on heavy demand from emerging markets, record
The Great Recession took a heavy toll on the fertility of America's young adults, a new study shows.
The Federal Reserve (“the Fed”), the central bank of the United States, is at the center of a big political fight, once again.
The recent Great Recession was accompanied by a significant and sustained increase in major depression in U.S. adults, according to a Loyola study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Prevalence of major depression increased...Show More Summary
The recent Great Recession was accompanied by a significant and sustained increase in major depression in US adults, according to a new study.
The recent Great Recession was accompanied by a significant and sustained increase in major depression in U.S. adults, according to a Loyola study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
During the Great Recession, the possibility that the US might enter a second Great Depression was a real concern. This column argues that until early 2009, financial markets behaved in a manner consistent with the early years of the Great Depression. Show More Summary
Harley-Davidson is out with a mildly dismal quarterly earnings report, falling the most since the depths of the Great Recession six years ago and lowering its yearly shipment estimates. But the real issue is sales of one of its core money-maker – customs – are falling through the floor. Read more...
Young people bounce back from adversity faster than their elders, right? Not when it comes to American jobs. Six years after the U.S. economy began expanding from the worst recession since the Great Depression, people ages 25 to 34 are having a harder time finding jobs than other workers.
One would think by now the debate has been resolved on which economic model created a better recovery from this Great Recession or Lessor Depression, as P Krugman has called it. But no, Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble keeps...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Finance officials from the world's major economies are searching for the right mix of policies to bolster a still-weak global recovery nearly six years after the Great Recession while confronting a range of new threats from a soaring U.S. Show More Summary
For the first time since the Great Recession, the public is feeling better about its economic conditions. The political implications will likely be dramatic.
Not all macroeconomic models failed during the Great Recession. "Old-time macroeconomics"... "provided excellent guidance": That Old-Time Economics, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: America has yet to achieve a full recovery from the... financial crisis. Still, it seems...