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Assessing Financial Risk: Mind the Gap

A looming shortage in credit-worthy debt could fuel higher prices across financial asset classes and increase risk in the system.

Pleasure, Pain, and Economic Policy

Life satisfaction is more sensitive to losses than gains in macroeconomic growth

Individual life satisfaction is impacted more by recessions than by expansions.

Is It Time to Redefine Our Economic Policy Goals? An Interview With Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman

Economic policies should look beyond numerical goals to improve how people experience the economy.

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Fed Policy: When Good Intentions Are Not Enough

Scrutiny of Fed policy is likely to increase as its effects confuse and disappoint.

Is Party Control a Solution to Partisanship? An Interview with Nathaniel Persily

Pro-party reforms could minimize polarization by protecting against increased extremism.

No Money, No Kids: The Vicious Cycle of Declining Fertility Rates in a Sluggish Economy

Stagnant wages and household incomes are robbing America of its future workforce.

Social Protections: No Free Lunch

Social welfare expenses and protections are hidden costs that depress wage and employment growth.

Personal Choice and Political Partisanship: An Interview With Bill Bishop

How living with the like-minded is driving us farther apart.

There’s No Place Like Home: Does Declining Mobility Reflect a Less Dynamic Economy?

Americans are changing jobs less often and moving less frequently than ever. Does it matter?

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