Posts Tagged ‘Alan Kreuger’

  • Everyday economics and The issue of occupational licenses is really a market or government debate.

    You’ll Need a License for That

    Oct 23, 14 • 226 Views • No Comments

    With the Supreme Court deciding if North Carolina's dentists can exclusively whiten teeth, the pros and cons of occupational licenses are being debated. ...  [read more]

  • Job Gains in Texas and Losses in Caifornia and Florida

    Minimum Wage: The Tradeoff

    Feb 19, 13 • 577 Views • No Comments

    Should you support a $9.00 minimum wage? Expressed in a Boston Fed report, the competing arguments on both sides are persuasive. Proponents emphasize the additional spending that will be created, the minimal, if any, job losses, and their support for low...  [read more]

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    Looking at Labor

    Sep 5, 11 • 247 Views • No Comments

    What if a physical trait meant you will earn $230,000 less during a lifetime?   According to one study, a person who was in the bottom one-seventh for looks earned 10% to 15% less than people who were in the top one-third. In a NY Times column, a...  [read more]