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Mary Daly’s Crooked Path

From family-life struggles in her teens that nearly doomed her career, to a pinnacle of American economic thinking, San Francisco Fed president Mary Daly discusses finding her “North Star” and the inequalities that afflict the American economy.
June 1, 2019

Lopoo quoted in TIME article on paid family leave

Len Lopoo, professor of public administration and international affairs, was interviewed for the TIME article "Paid Family Leave Has Stalled in Congress for Years. Here's Why That's Changing.". Lopoo was asked about the political dimensions of Paid family leave, and why it has stumped congress for years.

May 7, 2019

Rosenthal cited in NY Times article on neighborhood racial change

Stuart Rosenthal, professor and chair of economics, argues that it’s often possible to predict a neighborhood’s income level 20 years into the future by the age of its housing stock today. 

April 29, 2019

Mitra analyzes India's minimum income proposal in the Indian Express

"For those who might totally dismiss such a scheme, by saying that it amounts to socialism, let me remind them that many believers in the power of markets, including myself, have throughout been in support of cash transfers as the least distortionary method of redistribution and fighting poverty," writes Devashish Mitra, professor of economics and Gerald B. and Daphna Cramer Professor of Global Affairs.

April 9, 2019

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WP 184 Estimating the Effects of the Minimum Wage in a Developing Country

Hugo Jales
This paper proposes a new framework to identify the effects of the minimum wage on the joint distribution of sector and wages in a developing country.
September 30, 2015

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