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Why Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight Blog Is Wrong about Teacher Evaluation

Media Mentions | July 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

Article cites Professor Jonah Rockoff’s research on the long-term impact of teachers in a rebuttal to Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight blog about teacher evaluation. 

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Stop Thinking about Markets as If They Were Human

Media Mentions | July 28, 2015 | Bloomberg

The language we use to describe market moves affects our behavior, says Professor Michael Morris’ research. Therefore, how TV commentators speak about markets can influence investors' opinions.

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The Fed’s Independence Is under Attack despite an Economic Rebound

Media Mentions | July 23, 2015 | Bloomberg News

Professor Frederic Mishkin discusses how recent dissatisfaction surrounding the Fed feeds into a general mistrust that can undermine its independence in setting monetary policy.

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Wall Street, Hong Kong Lead Banks' Business School Hiring Surge

Media Mentions | July 22, 2015 | Business Because

Regina Resnick, associate dean of the Career Management Center, says with the economy’s rebound and a strong IPO market big financial services firms are hiring in greater numbers again. 

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The Science of Grading Teachers Gets High Marks

Media Mentions | July 20, 2015 | FiveThirtyEightEconomics

Article mentions research by Professor Jonah Rockoff on the science of grading teachers and relates the study findings to a current court case on teacher evaluations in California.

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How to Save Greece

Media Mentions | July 10, 2015 | Politico

Dean Glenn Hubbard and Professor Joseph Stigltiz offer suggestions on how to rescue Greece from debt and save the Eurozone.

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The (Inadequate) Case for Economic Pessimism

Media Mentions | July 06, 2015 | Bloomberg

Increased government regulation, income polarization, and too much saving and not enough spending on a global basis are reasons for slow economic growth, says Dean Glenn Hubbard in his book “Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America."

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A Way out for Greece after the 'No' Vote

Media Mentions | July 05, 2015 | Forbes

Professor Charles Calomiris outlines two policy initiatives for Greece that would resolve current fiscal and banking system problems and put Greece on a sustainable long-run economic trajectory.

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Economics Gets Real

Media Mentions | June 23, 2015 | Bloomberg View

Research by Professor Emi Nakamura investigates the idea that price “stickiness,” the inability of prices to adjust to changing economic conditions, is a big factor in causing recessions.

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How the U.S. Can Return to 4% Growth

Media Mentions | June 21, 2015 | The Wall Street Journal

Dean Glenn Hubbard co-authors byline outlining actions needed to restore economic growth in the United States.

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