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Lam says tightening global labor market good for American workers

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Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

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Matthew D. Shapiro

Shapiro comments on new Federal Reserve findings in NYT

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Economists Express Caution on Forecasts in a Fed Study " - New York Times. 01/10/2011.

Matthew Shapiro says the Fed's plan to buy $600 billion in treasury securities might have a psychological basis. The Fed is sending a signal “that they’re doing what they can and not throwing in the towel,” he says.

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Matthew D. Shapiro

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