Sandy Baum (Urban Institute) & Patricia Steele (Higher Ed Insight), Who Goes to Graduate School and Who Succeeds? (Jan. 2017): During the Great Recession, those with college degrees fared much better than those without degrees, but a number of college graduates struggled to find satisfactory employment, leading many to graduate...
Since Trump's victory, rising mortgage rates have made homes the least affordable since the Great Recession.
This article by David Haggith was first published on The Great Recession Blog : I have struggled to understand George Soros because he is a character riddled with contradiction. His push to break down borders by increasing immigration all over the world is undermining his desire to establish a unified Europe and a unified world. Show More Summary
If I had told you eight years ago that America would reverse a great recession, reboot our auto industry, and unleash the longest stretch of job creation in our history... This post Obama’s Farewell Address appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
(January 12, 2017 10:30 AM, by Amy Willis) What made the "Great Recession" great? How did its effects, and the policy responses prompted by it, differ from those seen with earlier recessions? This week's EconTalk episode, with Stanford economist and Chairman of the NBER's Business Cycle Dating... (0 COMMENTS)
Cover of CSG Report on Jobs for People with Disabilities According to the National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE), now marks the longest run of employment gains for Americans with disabilities since the Great Recession. Indeed,...Show More Summary
The 2017 legislative session, which starts Tuesday, could be one of the worst for S.C. state workers since the end of the Great Recession. S.C. state employees — from law … Click to Continue »
Economist Robert Hall of Stanford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the current state of the U.S. economy and what we know and don't know about the recovery from the Great Recession. Much of the conversation focuses on the choices facing the Federal Reserve and the policy instruments the Fed has available. Show More Summary
The U.S. economy of 2017 is not the economy of 2009 or even 2013. It has finally recovered from the Great Recession. So what’s to be done? A lot. Here are a few thoughts.
President Barack Obama took office in the throes of the worst recession since the Great Depression, as the future of the country's economy was in doubt and workers were being laid off like crazy. Eight years later, it's clear that the Obama presidency has been pretty solid for the US labor market. Show More Summary
The Unemployment Insurance programme in the US was significantly expanded during between 2008 and 2014. This column examines the effect of unemployment insurance duration on aggregate employment during the Great Recession using state-level expansions and contractions in insurance generosity. Show More Summary
When it comes to diversity, it doesn't just get better; we must make a real and sustained effort.
President Barack Obama took office in the throes of the worst recession since the Great Depression, as the future of the country's economy was in doubt and workers were being laid off like crazy. Eight years later, it's clear that the...Show More Summary
Submitted by John Mauldin via MauldinEconomics.com, More and more Americans seem to prefer pets to children… and the resulting demographic trend has massive economic and investment implications. The numbers are startling and affect everyone—whether you’re a parent, a pet owner, neither, or both. Show More Summary
The U.S stock market may be at record highs and U.S. unemployment at its lowest level since the Great Recession, but income inequality remains stubbornly high. Contributing to this inequality is the fact that while more Americans are working than at any time since August 2007, more people are working part time, erratic and unpredictable […]
The great recession and austerity have been very good to the chief executives of Britain's biggest companies: according to the High Pay Center, the average compensation for FTSE 100 CEOs rose 10% in 2015, to £5.5m -- meanwhile, UK workers' wages have stagnated year on year, averaging £28,200. (more…)
Toyota Concept-i (photo credit: Toyota) In the years since the great recession of 2008-09, the auto industry has been on a steady and impressive growth pattern as it recovered from the low point of the collapse. But as even Apple has learned in 2016, growth cannot go on forever. At some [...]
This article by David Haggith published first on The Great Recession Blog : So, 2016 wasn’t the predicted Epocalypse, but it sure was weird! Globally, it was a year of continued economic malaise and increasing financial risks. Most notably,...Show More Summary
This article by David Haggith was first published on The Great Recession Blog : I begin my 2017 stock market predictions with a recap of last year’s predictions. In an article back in 2015 titled “The Epocalypse: What Will D-Day Look Like?” I predicted the Fed would raise rates on December 16th, 2015, and the US stock market would crash immediately. Show More Summary
This article by David Haggith was first published on The Great Recession Blog: Europeans must have been delighted to discover that one thing is working as well as it has since the start of the Great Recession. Behemoth banks that are...Show More Summary