New England Economic Review

New England Economic Review is a magazine specializing in Economic topics.

Articles from May-June

Innovations in Performance Measurement in Banking
For Zvi Griliches, my thesis advisor. His willingness to accept me as a student may have kept me from a life as an accountant. - Dedication in Getting It Right: Markets and Choices In A Free Society, by Robert Barro. Accountants are rarely portrayed...
Training Programs for Displaced Workers: What Do They Accomplish?
A consensus appears to be building that the extensive structural changes taking place in the U.S. economy warrant the expansion of government programs to assist displaced workers. Training in particular is seen as a vital part of the adjustment process....
Unemployment Insurance Policy in New England: Background and Issues
Almost two-thirds of the states, and all the New England states except New Hampshire, have exhausted their unemployment insurance trust fund and borrowed from the federal government at least once during the past 35 years (U.S. Department of Labor 1995)....