(June 2020) - Offering comprehensive education support services to disadvantaged students shows promise for improving academic attainment. We explore longer-term impacts of the Pathways to Education program, a set of coaching, tutoring, group...
Miles CorakDownload my Economics for Everyone lecture on the anatomy of the business cycle, how @BLS_gov measures the unemployment rate, and my prediction that the US unemployment rate will jump to 10%, which @Claudia_Sahm told us is way too optimistic.
In a medical sense, COVID-19, as highly contagious as it is, can be thought of as the great leveller. No one has immunity, and we face the health risk of this virus with a sense of our common human…
Miles Corak"The great revealer has arrived in the form of a virus, its economic fallout showing almost perfectly the divides between those who are vulnerable and those who are not."
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From New York Times bestselling author and economics columnist Robert Frank, a compelling book that explains why the rich underestimate the importance of luck in their success, why that hurts everyone, and what we can do about it
This is Lecture 8 of the course ECON 85600, “Inequality, Economic Opportunity, and Public Policy,” that my class and I are now conducting online. You are welcome to participate, and can…
Miles CorakMy @GC_CUNY course, "Inequality, Economic Opportunity, and Public Policy," goes online, and you can follow along.
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Listen to next lecture, "The geography of intergenerational mobility in Canada and the United States," and get the…
Prime Minister, I certainly hope you and yours are well. I was in New York City up until last weekend. Earlier in the previous week the university where I work announced that it was moving all cour…
Miles CorakRead my letter to @CanadianPM with suggestions for making Canada's unemployment insurance program better suited to the needs of workers as #COVIDー19 leads to workplace closures.
Canada's Poverty Reduction Strategy introduces the Official Poverty Line for Canada with a dashboard of 12 Indicators to track progress on poverty reduction for Canadians and their households. This infographic presents detailed data comparisons and...
This is the first of a recurring series of interviews where the PhD students at The Graduate Center talk with economists and other social scientists about their work and research experience. With t…
Miles Corak.@leah_boustan talks about the challenges of asking the right research questions to the economics students @GC_CUNY.
This is an interview of interest to all early career researchers.