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  • Perspectives on what's driving our transitional economy

    Jack Kleinhenz and Susan Helper present their perspectives on the economy in transition and how consumer spending and manufacturing can contribute to continued economic growth at the 41st Bowers Economic Forecast Luncheon.
  • Managing the risks of equity crowdfunding

    Scott Shane, professor of economics, guest blogs at Crowd Rabbit about the risks of equity crowdfunding and strategies for managing them.
  • Small business may be less innovative than you think

    Scott Shane, professor of economics, analyzes innovation in small businesses compared to innovation in larger companies and concludes that small-business innovation might be weaker than observers have argued.
  • Can income redistribution help fight depression?

    Research conducted by David Clingingsmith, PhD, associate professor of economics, finds that increasing the relative tax burden of the rich can boost the well-being of society as a whole.
  • Underwater: household finances after Hurricane Katrina

    New research by Justin Gallagher, assistant professor of economics at Weatherhead, and Daniel Hartley of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland shows that many of New Orleans’ residents saw a significant reduction to their overall debt after Hurricane Katrina and only experienced minor financial setbacks.
  • Robin Dubin discusses tax changes for Forest City on NPR

    Economics Chair says "real estate investment trust," or REIT status for Forest City Enterprises will cut what the company pays in corporate taxes.

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