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July 2016

Changes in federal and state unemployment insurance legislation in 2015

Loryn Lancaster

New state legislation enacted in 2015 includes provisions to utilize the Internal Revenue Service Treasury Offset Program.

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Book Reviews

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Are you being taken for a phool?

Richard Hernandez

Two Nobel Prize–winning economists point out that we should all be aware that advertising “phishermen” are successfully “phooling” us and we must continually be on guard against their machinations.

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Beyond BLS

Currency invoicing and the implications for prices

Richard Hernandez

Import price sensitivity when a currency experiences fluctuations and the implications toward inflation.

Long may they live: cities and neighborhoods over the centuries

Edith Baker

How natural geographic advantages, human geography, and the human geography of the past contribute to the rise (or fall) of neighborhoods, cities, and regions.

The effect of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion on health insurance coverage in 2014

Richard Works

Private insurance coverage increased largely for those with incomes below the threshold for Medicaid eligibility as a result of the individual mandate.

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