Posts Tagged ‘economics’

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    Gender Issues: America’s Maternity Leave

    Jan 14, 13 • 108 Views • Gender gap, Households, LaborNo Comments

    By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School The United States is the only first world country in the world that does not mandate paid maternity leave. Not only is this embarrassing and disconcerting, but this also harms our nation’s...

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    Handy Quotations

    Apr 6, 10 • 125 Views • Economic Thinkers, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    On Economics: Economics is “the study of mankind in the ordinary business of life.”   Alfred Marshall, 1842-1924 (U.K. economist). “The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what...