New England Economic Review

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

Articles from May

Discouraged and Other Marginally Attached Workers: Evidence on Their Role in the Labor Market
The combination of very low unemployment rates and somewhat limited wage and salary pressures has called into question our ability to measure labor market tightness. One issue is the extent to which labor availability is understated, given the existence...
Rising Tide in the Labor Market: To What Degree Do Expansions Benefit the Disadvantaged?
The long and eventually strong expansion of the 1990s elicited a spate of articles referring to a rising tide and its salutary effect on all boats. [1] The analogy of the rising tide says that as overall economic conditions improve, each individual's...
The Neutrality of Massachusetts' Taxation of Financial Institutions
The provision of financial services has changed dramatically over the past two decades. Technological innovation and deregulation have extended providers' geographic range and broadened the array of products they are capable of delivering. Constraints...