June 16, 2021
A look at the causes and consequences of child poverty, the ways child poverty rates vary across racial and ethnic groups, and what policymakers can do to alleviate the scourge of child poverty.
February 13, 2020
Gilbert Metcalf (Tufts) and Michael Klein (EconoFact) discuss new research which shows that a carbon tax is likely to impact owners of capital more than workers.
December 9, 2019
Michael Klein (EconoFact) and Gilbert Metcalf (Tufts) highlight that curbing greenhouse gas emissions does not have to come at the cost of economic growth.
November 18, 2019
Michael Klein (EconoFact) and Dan Sichel (Wellesley) highlight that public investments are often worthwhile. Knowing how they are to be paid for is also important.
November 8, 2019
Michael Klein and Dan Richards (Tufts) discuss the history of anti-trust enforcement in the US and how thinking about anti-trust has changed over the decades.
October 29, 2019
Firms that export tend to be more productive, and often pay higher wages. Given these characteristics, should helping more firms export be a goal for policy?
October 21, 2019
Megan Greene (Harvard) and Michael Klein (EconoFact) discuss some of the reasons for the low unemployment, and wage and price inflation in the U.S. economy.