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Haverkamp defends corporate climate pledges

Sep 22, 2021 Marketplace
As more and more corporations commit to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, some are skeptical that these pledges are simply performative. But, Jennifer Haverkamp, professor of practice, says otherwise.  "It’s a very important signal....
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Stevenson insists not to be afraid of inflation

Jul 29, 2021 Marketplace
With inflation running higher than it ever has in a decade, some Americans are worried about the effects it could have on the economy. But Betsey Stevenson, professor of public policy and economics, says not to worry. "People think that inflation...
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Pandemic has changed employer perceptions, says Stevenson

Jul 8, 2021 Marketplace
Since the pandemic forced many workers to take an employment break, Betsey Stevenson, professor of public policy and economics, says that employers may have more understanding when it comes to gaps in resumes and the benefits of workplace...
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What future global role for the dollar?

Aug 10, 2020 NPR Marketplace
An NPR Marketplace story states, "The U.S. dollar has been on a pretty steady decline ever since the pandemic began and the American economy plunged into recession. As every major currency is rising against the greenback, some financial...

Justin Wolfers speaks with Marketplace on gift-giving

Dec 12, 2012
American Public Media's Marketplace spoke with Justin Wolfers for the program's holiday edition of the Freakonomics podcast. In a playful segment about gift-giving, Marketplace asked Wolfers and other economists for advice on choosing that...

Marketplace quotes Justin Wolfers on "too big to fail"

Oct 22, 2012
American Public Media's Marketplace spoke with Justin Wolfers in a segment about whether some insurance companies might be "too big to fail."The Marketplace story, which reported that federal regulators are investigating the "systematic...