After much speculation, the Federal Reserve on Thursday announced that it would hold the line on U.S. interest rates, which have not increased in nearly a decade. Professor William Dickens, chair of the Department of Economics, discusses the Fed’s decision and what it all means.
Global financial experts reflected on the causes of the Great Recession and 2008’s global financial crisis and presented advice to avoid similar calamities at a daylong conference organized by Northeastern students.
MIT professor and social activist Noam Chomsky shared his thoughts on the struggling U.S. economy on Monday evening at Northeastern’s third annual Boston Symposium on Economics.
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.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said on Thursday at Northeastern’s fourth annual Emerging Markets Symposium that the state’s education, innovation and infrastructure make it an ideal business partner.
Two Northeastern University mathematics professors have won a grant from the National Science Foundation to help students pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.