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  • High home ownership, higher unemployment

    According to a new study co-authored by David Blanchflower, the Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics, an increase of home ownership is associated with higher rates of unemployment, reports The Wall Street Journal.

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  • Don't weep for boomers close to retirement

    In a story about retirement prospects for baby boomers, Bloomberg Businessweek cites a study co-authored by Dartmouth’s Alan L. Gustman that concludes the picture isn’t as gloomy for most in this demographic group as some might think.

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  • Study Abroad

    International Economics is a major focus of our research and teaching, and we encourage our students to study abroad to gain a better understanding of the topics we cover at Dartmouth.

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  • The College Fed Challenge at Dartmouth

    The College Fed Challenge is “intended to help students become more knowledgeable about the Fed and the decision-making process of the Federal Open Market Committee, the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy-setting group.”

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Recent Publications

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  • From Natural Variation to Optimal Policy? The Importance of Endogenous Peer Group Formation

    Bruce I. Sacerdote, Scott E. Carrell, James E. West


  • Information and Employee Evaluation: Evidence from a Randomized Intervention in Public Schools

    Douglas O. Staiger, Jonah Rockoff, Tom Kane, Eric Taylor

    American Economic Review

  • The Margins of Multinational Production and the Role of Intrafirm Trade

    , Alfonso Irarrazabal, Luca David Opromolla

    Journal of Political Economy

  • Investing in schooling in Chile: The role of information about financial aid for higher education

    Taryn Dinkelman, Claudia Martínez A

    Review of Economics and Statistics