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Debating Milton Friedman's Legacy For Monetary Policy

Mon, 03/05/2012 - 14:52

Economics Professor Scott Sumner is highlighted for his widely debated theory concerning nominal GDP targeting - a subject covered extensively in his blog The Money Illusion.

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Should We Replace Mervyn King With a Robot?

Fri, 01/13/2012 - 15:29

UK magazine, MoneyWeek, highlights Economics Professor Scott Sumner as the leader of an influential group of bloggers supporting NGDP targeting.

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Smartphones: Teaching Tool or Brain Candy?

Tue, 01/31/2012 - 14:50

Senior Lecturer of Computer Information Systems Mark Frydenberg discussess how to utilize smartphones as a powerful teaching and learning tool.

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Secondary Sources: Dovish Bernanke, Fed Market Movers, Household Formation

Fri, 01/27/2012 - 14:32

Professor of Economics and author of the renowned blog The Money Illusion Scott Sumner's point of view on Fed Chairman Bernanke is included in a roundup of economic news by the WSJ blog Real Time Economics.

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Austerity, or something else?

Mon, 01/30/2012 - 14:24

Economics Professor Scott Sumner comments con Britain's sluggish economic growth.

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Credit Suisse’s Dougan Said to Not Get Derivative Bonds in Bonus

Sat, 01/28/2012 - 13:21

Executive Founding Director of the Center for Business Ethics Michael Hoffman comments on Credit Suisse's decision on year-end bonuses.

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Two Anecdotes About Unemployment Insurance

Sat, 12/03/2011 - 11:52

Economics Professor Scott Sumner writes about his views on the impact of unemployment insurance.

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Grads Take Old School View on Social Media at Work...While Area Schools Alter Lessons to Reflect New Reality

Fri, 11/25/2011 - 09:06

Professor Bruce Weinberg comments on the uptick in open marketing positions, specifically those centered around data and technology. He calls this emerging position a “marketing technologist.”

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For Fed, NGDP Could Spell Economic Stability

Mon, 11/28/2011 - 10:55

Economics Professor Scott Sumner comments on the Fed's lack of transparency and strategy on their monetary policy. This story was also picked up by Bloomberg Businessweek.

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Bentley Professor Has Words of Warning on State Casinos

Mon, 11/28/2011 - 14:31

Economics Professor David Gulley comments on the economic impact of building casinos in Massachusetts.

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