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Econ professor is recognized

September 22, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

One of UVM’s most prestigious professorships has just been awarded, adding to the number of professors to bear the Green and Gold title. Jane Knodell, professor of economics, was awarded the Mark J. Zwynenburg Green...

The time to raise the minimum wage has come

March 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion

After three rounds of Quantitative Easing, where the Federal Reserve created money in order to buy securities, several near-zero interest rate years, aggressive fiscal stimuli and soaring job growth, where is the strong wage g...

The Federal Reserve & us

February 3, 2016

The three Cs of economics

April 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials

There are three words that you will hardly hear mentioned in a neoclassical economics class.These words are not forbidden, these topics are not banned, but we prefer not to discuss them. Capitalism. Consumerism. Corporations.Considering h...

The false recovery

November 18, 2014

Filed under Opinion

As college students who will soon enter the labor market, the unemployment rate is an important indicator of how the economy will be when we graduate.If the unemployment rate is low, the economy is expanding and there are plent...