Posts filed under “Economy”
Neighborhood Gentrification during the Boom and After Daniel Hartley and Daniel Kolliner During the housing boom, a number of large cities in the United States experienced redevelopment in their lower-income neighborhoods as higher-income residents moved in, a process known as gentrification. Looser lending standards, which were prevalent at the time, may have contributed to the…Read More
A College Education Saddles Young Households with Debt, but Still Pays Off Daniel Carroll and Amy Higgins Many parents believe their children must get a college degree—especially if they want to have at least as comfortable a lifestyle as their parents had; yet the price of a college degree has been rising rapidly…Read More
Today’s must read comes to us from Fortune, where editor at large Allan Sloane rails against “Positively un-American tax dodges.” Its your must read for today. Let’s see if the our elected representatives can manage to stop behaving like 10 year olds long enough to resolve this.