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National Bureau of Economic Research

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    July 25, 2014

    No, New York Is Not the Unhappiest City in America

    Last week the National Bureau of Economic Research published a working paper, "Unhappy Cities," that was a collaboration between Harvard professor Edward Glaeser, Vancouver School of Economics professor Joshua Gottlieb and Harvard doctoral student Oren Ziv. Researchers found that differences in a ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012
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    December 1, 2010
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    September 20, 2010

    Economists Pronounce the Great Recession Over; Everyone Too Poor to Celebrate

    ​You may not have heard (maybe you've been too busy holed up counting all of your money...or, maybe, looking for a job?) but: The Recession Is Over. Like, more than a year ago over! According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, a group which has the dubious honor of pronouncing the st ... More >>

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    December 1, 2008

    Happy Days are Here Again!

    "It's official," reads the cheery CNN Money headline, "Recession since Dec. '07." The National Bureau of Economic Research apparently has a "Business Cycle Dating Committee" that identifies "peaks and troughs" in our economy, and the Committee today announced that December 2007 was the peak after A ... More >>

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    December 1, 2008

    Four Things Plaxico Burress Should Do, Like, Now

    1. Call Diddy In 1999, the Puffy one and his then girlfriend, Jennifer Lopez, were arrested after a shooting of three at the New York City hotspot Club NY. Millions in legal fees later, and after putting the stolen weapon that was used in the shooting in the hand of his newest artist, Jamal "Shyne" ... More >>

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    February 22, 2005

    Summers Storm

    Women, science, and a Harvard president's notorious remarks

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    June 22, 1999

    2004, Stupid

    Starr's Strikes Forever

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