Finance & Economics

How Big is the Broadband Bonus?

A new study investigates the economic impact of broadband investment

Municipal CFO Series: Meredith Weenick, Boston

Boston's CFO discusses capital investment and infrastructure

Internationalizing the RMB

A 2012 report from the International Monetary Fund explains the conditions for and progress toward the internationalization of the Chinese renminbi (RMB).

Tweeting, Tinkering, and Transforming

Stephen Goldsmith discusses how to innovate tomorrow’s social sector today

Municipal CFO Series: Ben Rosenfield, San Francisco

San Francisco's Controller discusses the financial implications of public investment in everything from mass transit to sports arenas

The Education Gap: Helping Explain Unemployment Trends Across U.S. Cities

Education gaps – the differences between cities’ supply and demand for educated workers – may explain differences in economic recovery and provide cues for future policy interventions.

Municipal CFO Series: Ronald Green, Houston

Houston's CFO explains why the time is right for cities to invest in infrastructure

Honor Thy Parents, Inhabit Their Basement

Returning to cohabitation with parents proves to be a valuable form of labor market insurance

Debt in the Bank: CEOs, Compensation, and Risk

A working FDIC paper examines the relationship between compensation, CEO risk behavior, and long-term firm solvency.

Municipal CFO Series: Natwar Gandhi, Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C.'s CFO discusses how the District regained its AAA status and moved from deficit to surplus

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