The United States imprisons its population at a rate that is on par with North Korea. In this episode, Evan Rose of the Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics discusses what happens when this massive subset of individuals rejoins the labor force. Hint: It’s not what you might expect.
Insights / Podcast episode•Sep 05, 2023
Lessons from Pandemic Unemployment Benefits: When Government Generosity Becomes Necessity
Tess Vigeland, Peter Ganong, Joseph S. Vavra
The U.S. government swung into action when the ranks of the pandemic unemployed swelled almost...
Topics: Employment & Wages
Insights / Podcast episode•May 19, 2021
College Sports: Show Me The Money
Eduardo Porter, Tess Vigeland, Matthew J. Notowidigdo, Michael McCann
Division I schools make billions off athletic programs, with close to two-thirds coming from men’s...
Topics: Employment & Wages, Higher Education & Workforce Training