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Professor Hilary Hoynes in NBER video outlines how U.S. welfare reform efforts have been based on the availability of work that doesn't always exist. See also cross-list with O-Lab.
A segment on the PBS News Hour discusses a recent paper on the sexualization of women in the field of economics with Economics department alumna Teresa Ghillarducci (PhD., 1984, BA, 1978).
Professor Alan Auerbach appeared on the City Visions radio program on KALW discussing how tax reform with affect Californians.
Economists, including Professor Christina Romer, are suggesting that the Federal Reserve look at new approaches for managing the economy.
NY Times Article: A pattern of gender bias in the Economics field was the topic of a panel discussion at the American Economic Association meeting in Philadelphia.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as "food stamps," provides long term benefits, lowering the incidence of health problems in adulthood for children who receive nutritional aid, finds Professor Hillary Hoynes.