3Qs: Do low gas prices hurt the economy?

The average price for a gallon of gas in the U.S. reached a seven-​​year low on Monday, according to AAA, dip­ping to $1.83. Here, oil and gas expert Jef­frey Born, pro­fessor of finance in the D’Amore-McKim School of Busi­ness, explains why falling gas prices might be good for your wallet but bad for the economy.

3Qs: The human costs of high food prices

A new study by the World Bank found that food prices have increased 30 per­cent over the last year, dri­ving some 44 mil­lion people into extreme poverty since June. Grig­o­rios Livanis, assis­tant pro­fessor of inter­na­tional busi­ness and strategy at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, assesses the problem.