This month, Detroit became the largest American city to declare bankruptcy.The outcome is in part the result of federal policies that subsidized suburban sprawl, according to associate professor of political science Thomas J. Vicino.
The answer is yes, according to Michael Gasiorek, a fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Science in International Business program who is spending two years studying and working in China.
Joseph Giglio, an executive professor of general management, says that federal policymakers have turned to the same policy tools that helped create the country’s last housing bubble: easy money and cheap credit.
Finance and insurance professor Paul Bolster explains how you should invest in a surging stock market, which reached a record high on Tuesday.
In a new paper published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, a doctoral student in economics offers a fresh take on why long-term unemployment remains stagnant.
William Dickens, University Distinguished Professor of Economics and Social Policy, predicts that a budget deal to avoid the fiscal cliff won’t be finalized before the Jan. 1 deadline.
Political science professor Robert Gilbert weighs in on Mitt Romney’s controversial comments that were surreptitiously recorded at a private fundraiser and then posted on the Internet.
On Wednesday, former Harvard president and Obama adviser Larry Summers joined Gregory Mankiw, an adviser to Mitt Romney, for a standing-room-only discussion hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs.
Northeastern’s Center for Emerging Markets hosted a weekend conference on emerging market multinational companies.
Political science professor Bill Crotty weighs in on the presidential race between Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney.
Financial problems can arise in many forms, from the plunging economy to the aftermath of natural disasters. We asked Randy Colvin, an associate professor of psychology at Northeastern, to discuss the psychological impacts of a looming double-dip recession paired with the devastation caused by natural disasters such as Hurricane Irene — as well as ways people can improve their emotional health in the face of such stress.
The contentious debate over the debt ceiling became one of this summer’s hottest news stories. We asked Dan Kennedy, assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern University, to assess the overall coverage as well as the challenges journalists face when reporting any politically charged story.