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Sticky wages and recessions

November 11, 2019
Unemployment in Indian villages was exacerbated when laborers resisted pay cuts during bad times.

Mission insurance

October 21, 2019
Sometimes foundations should invest in the unethical companies they’re trying to undercut.

Sovereign saviors

October 16, 2019
European domestic banks were more likely to buy bonds issued by their governments when default looked imminent. What persuaded them?

Bargaining the future

October 7, 2019
Unions provide protections for teachers, but how do they affect students over the long run?