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What’s the deal with the debt ceiling? 5 questions answered

Just like the rest of us, governments must borrow when they spend more money than they receive.

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Poor and middle-income families need a better way than 529s to save for college

The real reason so few families use 529 plans, however, is that they don’t actually make college more affordable.

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Undergraduate Women in Economics conference started by CSU student

Lauren Bouman brings gender inequities in her chosen field to national audience.

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CSU research quantifies effectiveness of wheelchair suspension system

A Colorado State University business and research collaboration is helping to improve the lives and health of wheelchair users.

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Discussion on the problem of student debt

The Association of Graduate Economics here at CSU is hosting a discussion and is sponsoring a panel discussion titled, Paying for College: The Problem of Student Debt.

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Six charts that illustrate the divide between rural and urban America

We’ve all heard of the great divide between life in rural and urban America. But what are the factors that contribute to these differences? We asked sociologists, economists, geographers and historians to describe the divide from different angles.

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Why Wall Street is like a used car lot

As the New York Stock Exchange marks its bicentennial, it is worth asking, what do stock markets actually do?

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Yellen’s Fed faces a tricky rates dilemma in 2017 that may end up tripping up Trump

The important takeaway from the first interest rate hike of 2016 is that it’s not clear what the Fed will do next year.

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Why inequality is the most important economic challenge facing the next president

Dealing with the problem of inequality will actually make America great, rather than simply irate.

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