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Economics, Past and Present: Christopher M. Meissner

Economics, Past and Present: Christopher M. Meissner

By Miguel A. Novoa Cipriani – What can financial crises reveal about institutional stability? How can history help us to weather future recessions? Professor of Economics Christopher M. Meissner examines the rise of political radicalism, applying lessons from economic history.

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Intergenerational Economics: Marianne Page

Intergenerational Economics: Marianne Page

By Griselda Jarquin – How do we end the cycle of poverty in the United States? How can children’s health and nutrition services reduce destitution among minors? What are the long-term benefits of safety net programs? On the eve of her Bacon Public Lectureship at UC Center Sacramento, Professor of Economics Marianne Page explains.

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The Economics of Assimilation: Katherine Eriksson

The Economics of Assimilation: Katherine Eriksson

By Tanzeen R. Doha – Economics, migration, and labor markets: the relationship between these three fields fascinates Katherine Eriksson, assistant professor of economics. Specializing in economic history, Eriksson places particular emphasis on the early 20th century in the United States. In a recent co-authored paper, she explores how the cultural practice of naming children can affect their future placement within the labor market.

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