Michael Hiltzik, “What’s Happened to America’s Middle Class?”

This week, I had the pleasure of attending Michael Hiltzik’s talk at the Athenaeum. As a Pulitzer Prize-winner journalist and author, Hiltzik enriched students and faculty on his findings and views on how the middle class gets squeezed by income inequality and unfair government tax benefits. Recently, education and housing prices have increased while remuneration … Continue reading Michael Hiltzik, “What’s Happened to America’s Middle Class?”

Prof. Jeffrey Flory, “Do Competitive Workplaces Deter Female Workers?”

As a Robert Day School Professor, Jeffrey Flory specializes in development economics and has received grants from the World Bank and the Lowe Institute of Political Economy. This week, I had the honor of attending his Athenaeum talk on the effect of competitive workplaces on female employees. It is common understanding that there are prominent … Continue reading Prof. Jeffrey Flory, “Do Competitive Workplaces Deter Female Workers?”