Posts Tagged ‘income inequality’

  • A Neighborhood Education

    Apr 25, 12 • 172 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Households, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. You probably know that where you live says quite a lot about the public education you receive. However, living in a geographical zone that touts quality schooling may cost more than you realize. A new Brookings study shows a

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    Middle Class Questions

    Apr 23, 12 • 263 Views • Government, Households, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Regulation, Uncategorized1 Comment

    If you have questions about Verizon and middle class income growth,  your conclusions might depend on the questions that you ask. My story begins with a disastrous call to Verizon Wireless. One agent left and never returned, three said they could not help

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    Not so Nosy Neighbors

    Mar 28, 12 • 215 Views • Behavioral Economics, Households, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. You are like your neighbors, but not for the reasons you might think. Here are some general assumptions about neighborhoods (all quoted from this Atlantic article): “(1) Neighborhoods are important centers of American