Full-time minimum wage workers cannot afford a two-bedroom rental anywhere in the U.S. and cannot afford a one-bedroom rental in 95% of U.S. counties, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition's annual "Out of Reach" report.
Arin “Test and Trace” DubeImagine being able to afford rent, pay your bills, and have mental relief for the first time because you got a check paying you more then $7.25/hour.
That's what we gave millions of low income workers, inadvertently, through enhanced UI.
(December 2015) - We provide evidence that unemployment insurance affects equilibrium conditions in the labor market, which creates significant "market externalities." We provide a framework for identification of such equilibrium effects and...
Arin “Test and Trace” DubeThis point is very similar to how the social benefits of active labor market policies (helping ppl find jobs) is lower, and costs of generous UI lower, when labor market is slack through displacement effects. (It's like a game of musical chairs.)
ON MONDAY, MASSACHUSETTS entered Phase 3 of its reopening plan, which Gov. Baker’s people have code-named “Vigilant.” It includes movie theaters, gyms, entertainment venues, casinos, and larger gatherings. This is on top of indoor dining, which...
Administration officials released a list of what they said were questionable statements made by Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert in the U.S. As cases surge, there are calls for new lockdowns in Florida and the Midwest.
The economic impacts of COVID-19: Real-time evidence from private sector data
With introductions by Markus Brunnermeier, Director of the Princeton Bendheim Center for Finance
Wednesday, June 17
12:30 PM New...
Arin “Test and Trace” DubeIt was amusing listening to Raj respond to concerns on how one could possibly measure impact of direct payments on consumption using the exact timing of transfers. It rubs some macro people really the wrong way but hey apparently data says hand to mouth.
Citing continued progress in containing the coronavirus, Governor Charlie Baker has loosened more restrictions and gave businesses such as fitness centers, museums, and casinos in most of the state the green light to reopen next week.