Justin Wolfers

Professor, The Wharton School of Business at UPENN

Justin Wolfers appears in the following:

Income Inequality and Why You Should Care

Monday, June 29, 2015

Two Professors and frequent contributors to The New York Times' vertical, The Upshot, discuss the ways that income inequality manifests itself in the country and how it affects us.

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Good News, Lovers. The Divorce Rate Is Declining.

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Most Americans have heard that 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. But recent data suggest marriages are lasting longer, in part because of economic change.

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Jobs Report: Your Long-Term Unemployment Stories

Friday, January 10, 2014

Today's jobs report shows 74,000 added jobs, and a drop in the unemployment rate -- but also a persistent problem of "discouraged workers" dropping out of the workforce entirely after searching for jobs. Justin Wolfers, University of Michigan economist and currently a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, discusses the trend, and helps take your long-term unemployment stories.

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After Decades of Progress, Why Aren't Women Happy?

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Things have changed since the 1970s, especially for women. But a new study published this week in the National Bureau of Economic Research indicates that those changes may not be maki...

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