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Weekend reading: “Brown v. Board of Education” edition

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Alice Rivlin: An inspiration for generations of women economists

Tax & Macroeconomics
TOPICS: Monetary Policy
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Brad DeLong: Worthy reads on equitable growth, May 10–16, 2019

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Planning for the next recession by reforming U.S. automatic stabilizers

Tax & MacroeconomicsFamiliesLabor
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U.S. Congress continues to make progress on drug price competition

Competition
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After Mother’s Day: Changes in mothers’ social programs over time

FamiliesLabor
TOPICS: Health, Pay Equity
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Weekend Reading “Mothers Know Best” Edition

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‘Skills gap’ arguments overlook collective bargaining and low minimum wages

Labor
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Brad DeLong: Worthy reads on equitable growth, May 3–9, 2019