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What economic problem keeps Larry Summers up at night?

What about the economy now keeps you in cold sweats at night?  I worry for the medium and long term about where the jobs are going to come from for those with fewer skills. One in five men between 25 … Continue reading

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What happens when a city ends rent control?

An interesting new paper from Autor, Palmer and Pathak of MIT Abstract: Understanding potential spillovers from the attributes and actions of neighborhood residents onto the value of surrounding properties and neighborhoods is central to both the theory of urban economics and … Continue reading

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