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  • 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.

    “A doubling of the rate of home ownership in a US state is followed in the long run by more than a doubling of the later unemployment rate,” the authors write.

    A rise in home ownership, the study finds, leads to three problems:

    • Lower levels of...
  • Wills Begor

    Begor is graduating from Dartmouth with an economics major modified with mathematics and a minor in Spanish. After graduation, he will join Morgan Stanley’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group as an investment banking analyst.

    At Dartmouth, he was an early inductee of Phi Beta Kappa in 2011, a Rufus Choate Scholar (an honor for students in the top 5 percent of their class) for all four years at the College, and a ...