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The economic case for paternity leave

Suddenly last year, maternity leave got a makeover, courtesy of a most improbable source: Shinzo Abe.

Japan’s prime minister is synonymous with machismo-spiked nationalism (he… 4,774 more words

Marketplace of Ideas

Looking for some stories from the week’s economic news to sink your teeth into? Read on.

  • Children raised by married parents typically have better social and economic outcomes, but why?
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(What's Left of) Our Economy: A Fact-Free Case Against Austerity by Krugman

I wish I knew how to say “cherry pick” in French. Then I could write a snappier headline for this post about Paul Krugman’s recent efforts to show the devastating effects of Eurozone austerity policies. 691 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Obama's unemployment: 11,472,000 Americans left the workforce since January 2009

CNS News reports.

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11.4 million Americans age 16 and over have left the workforce since President Obama took office in January 2009, according to data released today from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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