Content Tagged with: Department of Economics

Still life in shades of gray

How Toni Morrison helped an economics professor turn grief into art

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Juvenile incarceration has mixed effects on future convictions

Juvenile Incarceration is a double-edged sword and rehabilitation programs may improve welfare of convicted juveniles

Pandemic gun-buying binge crosses party lines

A fear for health and safety has driven a record number of American gun sales

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

UC Riverside-led research predicted the pandemic economic recession

“The reality of 2020 hits us in the face and I have never been so prescient in my academic research as with this line of work.”

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

This is how our economy can survive the pandemic

Economist Gloria González-Rivera offers insight on how to limit damage

How is Europe responding to the coronavirus pandemic?

In hard-hit Europe, responses to COVID-19 could be lessons for the global community, says political economist Jana Grittersova

By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education

Teacher incentive programs can improve student achievement

Programs that combine group and individual rewards can have good results and be cost-effective

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education