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economics

Tax relief
Traffic fees helps kids breathe easier
Published March 2, 2017
JHU economist finds that congestion fees in Stockholm lowered pollution and had a positive effect on health
Economics
What can be done about gender wage gaps?
Published Jan 11, 2017
Study: Earnings disparities between men, women are greatest in world's wealthiest countries
Commentary
The free market and climate science
Published Dec 30, 2016
BDP Paul Ferraro argues that people who believe in the free market should also believe in man-made climate change / Bloomberg View
Economics
Unintended consequences
Published Dec 12, 2016
Deregulating one industry may negatively affect another, Carey Business School study finds / Carey Business School
Economics
An avoidable collapse?
Published July 22, 2016
Economist Laurence Ball's research suggests Fed could have prevented 2008 Lehman Brothers failure / The New York Times
Health and economics
How the recession weighed on children
Published June 3, 2016
Study links unemployment during economic downturn with weight gain in California schoolchildren / School of Public Health
Hidden demand
Published Dec 1, 2015
Why some people would pay for a drug they probably won't ever need
E-tail emergence
Digging into online deals
Published Nov 23, 2015
JHU professor explores purchase habits of consumers, who are increasingly going online / Carey Business magazine
Economics
The case for inflation
Published March 26, 2015
JHU economist: Fed could do more to reverse damage of recession by keeping interest rates near zero
Housing market
A shaky foundation
Published March 25, 2015
Tremors in housing market pose greater risk to emerging economies, researchers say