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June 2019

Not fun for young and old alike: how the youngest and oldest consumers have fared in recession and recovery

Geoffrey D. Paulin

Recessions are difficult for all consumers, but the oldest and youngest can be particularly hard hit.

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Book Reviews

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The experts’ dilemma: technocratic solutions versus securing the rights of the poor

Stephen Zimmer

The history of the West’s efforts to alleviate global poverty all too often ignore the rights of the poor and grant excess power to foreign dictators in an attempt to treat poverty as a technical problem.

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Beyond BLS

To cut or not to cut?

Yavor Ivanchev

Four economists assess two competing explanations of “pay rigidity.”

Demographic shifts: are millennials trending away from buying and using cars?

John C. Roach

Are millennials buying cars less frequently than past generations?

When one door opens: the housing boom and monetary policy

Maya B. Brandon

The monetary policies of 2003 created the perfect residential storm.

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