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Unemployment, Depression, and January Temperature – Somewhere Ed Glaeser is Smiling

From Seth Stephens-Davidowitz: The Great Recession appears to have caused a significant increase in depression. In 2009 and 2010, there was a large increase in depression queries in states with large increases in unemployment, like Nevada, Florida and Alabama, compared … Continue reading

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The Great Recession, Budget Cuts, & Reported Crime

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz cleverly uses google searches to uncover the link between rising unemployment and child abuse. After declining for many years in the United States, the searches that seem to have come from abuse victims themselves rose as soon as … Continue reading

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