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Submissions from 2018

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(Blog Post) One Year Retrospective on the State of the Union, Anthony Cunningham, Nicholas Hayes, Noreen L. Herzfeld, Louis D. Johnston, and Derek R. Larson

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(News Article) Low soybean prices are bad for Minnesota’s soybean farmers. But that doesn’t mean they’re bad for Minnesota’s economy overall, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) President Trump went on a media tour boasting about the economic effects of his tax cut. If only the real data backed him up, Louis D. Johnston

Submissions from 2017

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(Report) LEARNING AND SEX: A Report on the Analysis of Single Sex Sections of First Year Seminars at CSB/SJU, 2014-15, Patricia Bolaños-Fabres and Sucharita Sinha Mukherjee

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(Blog Post) Political Turmoil and Personal Refuge: Trump Presidency at 100 Days and Beyond, Nicholas Hayes, Noreen L. Herzfeld, Louis D. Johnston, James Read, Kathleen A. Cahalan, and Derek R. Larson

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(Blog Post) Immigration in Historical Perspective, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) In latest jobs numbers, a vindication for Minnesota’s policy choices, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) One potential problem with the Fed’s vote to raise interest rates: The Fed might not know how the economy works, Louis D. Johnston

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(Blog Post) QWERTY, Health Care, and Public Policy, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Why protectionist trade policies would hurt northern Minnesota, not help it, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Why ‘simple economics’ is often wrong, and other book recommendations for the econ lover in your life, Louis D. Johnston

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Horses, Trains, and Cars: How Trends in the Broader Economy Affected the Physical Layout of Our Campuses, Louis D. Johnston and Peggy L. Roske

Submissions from 2016

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(News Article) An economist’s argument against calling a special session, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) No, broadband and garbage collection aren’t public goods. Here’s why they might require regulation anyway, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) That Center of the American Experiment report on the Minnesota economy? It’s politics, not economics, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) What Americans should demand from Trump and Clinton on economic policy, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) What is ‘Brexit’ and why should Minnesotans care?, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Why you shouldn’t feel too grateful to Delta for hiring people to help with the TSA security-line crunch, Louis D. Johnston

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(Blog Post) Wrong Diagnosis, Wrong Prescription, Louis D. Johnston

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(Blog Post) The Election: Our View from the Avon Hills, Louis D. Johnston, Nicholas Hayes, Noreen L. Herzfeld, James Read, Kathleen A. Cahalan, and Derek R. Larson

Submissions from 2015

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(News Article) Kocherlakota takes on the hottest controversy in monetary policy, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) What’s the value of teaching the liberal arts? Ask Adam Smith, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) More educated and more equal? A comparative analysis of female education and employment in Japan, China and India, Sucharita Sinha Mukherjee

Submissions from 2014

(Article) Justice in Markets: What Is Required?, Daniel K. Finn

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(Article) Philosophy, Not Theology, Is the Key for Economics: A Catholic Perspective, Daniel K. Finn

(Book Chapter) Tanto el don como el contrato: Un marco para relacionar la caridad y la justicia en el mercado, Daniel K. Finn

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(News Article) As the ruble tumbles, Putin stumbles — and upheaval looms in Russia, Nicholas Hayes and Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) 100 years after it opened, why the Panama Canal still matters, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Are mega events in the Twin Cities worth it?, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Double-checking the data: McFadden overstates unemployment in northern Minnesota, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Enjoy the Internet, GPS or student loans? Then you should celebrate Sputnik Day, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Forget ‘Freakonomics.’ Three (plus) books for the econ buff on your list, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Four charts showing that the labor market is utterly broken for men without a college degree, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Four more charts pointing to some deep problems with the labor market for people without a college degree, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Goodbye, Ben Bernanke: We can’t wait to hear your story, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) GOP candidates say Minnesota should be more like Kansas and Wisconsin. The numbers say otherwise, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Hobby Lobby ruling: The crux of the problem is employer-provided health insurance, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) How to replenish both social capital and good will toward MN Orchestra, Target, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Indexing the minimum wage is a good idea — by any measure, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Is there hope for cutting through gridlock? John Brandl shows us a way, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Kocherlakota to step down: three ways he changed the Minneapolis Fed, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Minneapolis is better than Detroit, Fargo is booming — and other things I learned from the most recent GDP estimates, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) No, Minnesota is not 'dead last' in the Midwest in job growth, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Reopening economic ties between the U.S. and Cuba will benefit both countries, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Stagnation or exponential growth — considering two economic futures, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Steel dumping decision might be good politics in Minnesota, but it's bad economics, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) The government releasing 'prototype statistics of GDP by state' is thrilling news. Really., Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) What to do about steel dumping? There are better responses than imposing tariffs, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Why the Great Recession was even worse than you thought, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Yet more evidence that trying to prop up industries won't work, Louis D. Johnston

Submissions from 2013

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(News Article) Economic effects of extending marriage to same-sex couples, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Economics behind orchestra dispute: slouching toward the Lake Wobegon Symphony, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Evaluating the economic assumptions of Dayton’s budget, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) How to keep the Bakken oil boom from becoming a bursting bubble, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Latest Nobel prize reflects how economics works — and what economists don’t know, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Lessons to learn from Dayton brothers’ fateful decision in St. Paul, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Looking beyond Yellen: How to build a strong bench at the Fed, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Minneapolis Fed should expand — not limit — ties with University of Minnesota, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Minnesota needs an economic report to the governor — just like the president gets, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Narayana Kocherlakota’s evolution as a central banker, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Picking the next Fed chair: Debate degenerates into a personality contest, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Raising minimum wage seems best anti-poverty option, given political realities, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Reinhart-Rogoff economic study got it wrong, and so did the political reaction, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Sequestration, deficit, debt? Our real problem is the future ‘fiscal gap’, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) U should separate from Fairview and hook up with Mayo, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Walker vs. Dayton smackdown: Which governor has the better economy?, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Why is the U.S. labor force declining and struggling?, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Rethinking the Connections between Female Empowerment and Gender Bias in Child Births and Survival in Urban India, Sucharita Sinha Mukherjee

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(Article) Women's Empowerment and Gender Bias in the Birth and Survival of Girls in Urban India, Sucharita Sinha Mukherjee

Submissions from 2012

(Book Chapter) Catholic Social Thought as an Empirical Claim, Daniel K. Finn

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(Article) Human Work in Catholic Social Thought, Daniel K. Finn

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(Article) Locating Business Ethics within Catholic Social Thought, Daniel K. Finn

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(Article) Private Property, Self-Regulation, and Just Price: A Response to Philip Booth and Samuel Gregg, Daniel K. Finn

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(Article) Are rising gas prices a sign of inflation?, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Best Buy’s travails part of the evolution of mass retailing, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Cookin’ jobs numbers? Crazy talk from Jack Welch, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Countries struggle to deal with global markets: Dollarization, eh?, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Dayton's job plan -- and how to make it better, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Driving a tank off the fiscal cliff: Why Romney doesn’t believe in budget austerity, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Economic theory gives us two 'weapons' to combat gun violence, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Eurozone faces many of the same political and economic pressures young U.S. did, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Examining income trends around Minnesota, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) From Tonka trucks to pacemakers: Free trade isn't free, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) History lessons: Understanding the decline in manufacturing, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Jeffrey Sachs' quest: Something new at the World Bank, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Layoffs at General Mills and lessons from Minnesota’s Fortune 500 companies, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Like retailers of past, Best Buy will have to adapt to survive, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Meetings of economists reflect our culture, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Minnesota's per capita personal income compared to its neighbors, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Paul Ryan’s views of government seem more influenced by Milton Friedman than Ayn Rand, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Paul Ryan’s views of government seem more influenced by Milton Friedman than Ayn Rand, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) Remembering Minnesota’s Mr. Economics, Walter Heller, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Ron Paul and the Fed: how we got to this point, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Social benefits of college education often get shortchanged in ‘cost discussion’, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) Target should acquire Best Buy, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) The economics of Black Friday and Buy Nothing Day, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) The myth behind lowering capital-gains taxes, Louis D. Johnston

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(News Article) The problem with asking: Are you better off than four years ago?, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) What if we dumped the Fed and returned to the gold standard?, Louis D. Johnston

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(Article) What’s good for Minnesota's businesses isn’t always good for our economy, Louis D. Johnston