Category Archives: Money

Once women overcome early career challenges, they may reap more rewards than male peers, new research shows

By Katherine L. Milkman, professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania There’s still a long way to go and for working women, the news is often demoralizing. We learn of case after case of gross workplace abuses … Continue reading

Posted in Business, civilization, Compensation, Discrimination, Fairness, Gender Gap, income, leadership, Money, Politics, Power, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Women

The Policymakers Saved the Financial System. And America Never Forgave Them.

By Neil Irwin in the New York Times Crisis and Consequences: A decade ago this week, Wall Street imploded. It’s hard to overstate how deeply Americans despised their government’s response to the global financial crisis. It has helped shape the … Continue reading

Posted in Finance, government, Money, New York Times, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Lessons From the Financial Crisis: Q and A with Neel Kashkari of the Minneapolis Fed

By Caleb Silver in Investopedia The federal bailout of financial institutions in the midst of the 2008-09 financial crisis was one of the most critical and controversial government led interventions in history. Unprecedented policy moves were enacted that granted the … Continue reading

Posted in Finance, Money, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Rich people are more likely to lie, cheat and steal. Science explains why.

By William Wan of the Washington Post What is it about money that makes people do bad things? A growing body of psychology research has tried to capture and measure the exact effects of wealth on behavior and morality. That … Continue reading

Posted in Money, Power, Science

“This time is different” – Are those the four most dangerous words in economics?

The Flattening Yield Curve By Neel Kashkari, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Today, policymakers are paying increased attention to the so-called flattening yield curve — the difference in yields between long-term and short-term Treasury bonds. For the past 50 … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Federal budget, Finance, Money, National debt, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States