Home » News

News

Comment: US Merger Freeze Unlikely but Congress could push back timelines

Professor John Kwoka said that a freeze would “preserve the integrity of the merger review process and not really harm or handicap the companies.” mlex Market Insight..
Read more »

Published On: May 7, 2020 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

How will the economy bounce back?

News at Northeastern May 5, 2020..
Read more »

Published On: May 5, 2020 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

There aren’t enough ventilators and hospital beds. Anti-trust laws have a lot to do with it.

If the antitrust laws had been more stringent a few years ago, says Professor John Kwoka, there wouldn’t be such a limited number of suppliers dominating the ventilator market. News at Northeastern
Read more »

Published On: April 27, 2020 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Rachel Phillips earns Boren Scholarship

Rachael Phillips CSSH’21, an international affairs major with an economics minor, has earned the Boren Scholarship to support a year of linguistic and cultural immersion in Montenegro. ..
Read more »

Published On: |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Is a recession necessary to fight COVID-19?

It’s an unprecedented number of people who have filed for unemployment, but this isn’t a normal recession, says Professor William Dickens. News at Northeastern..
Read more »

Published On: April 22, 2020 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Are downsizing baby boomers the key to easing the housing crisis?

Housing supply has almost always lagged demand in the Boston area, said Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino. Boston Globe April 1, 2020…
Read more »

Published On: April 7, 2020 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Interest rate cut leaves U.S. Federal Reserve with little ammunition to fight potential recession

Professor and Chair Robert Triest speaks with news@northeastern on the Federal Reserve’s emergency decision to cut interest rates. March 5, 2020..
Read more »

Published On: March 27, 2020 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

In rural India, it’s not just the parents who decide family size

Research by Assstant Professor Catalina Herrera-Almanza finds that in rural India, women who live with mothers-in-law are less likely to visit health facilities…
Read more »

Published On: |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Do women in economics face extra scrutiny?

Women face more (and more hostile) questions in economics seminars than men, finds Associate Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino. News at Northeastern..
Read more »

Published On: |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

What’s the real cost of a bottle of soda?

According to Dr. Madhavi Venkatesan, it may be much more than you think. News at Northeastern..
Read more »

Published On: |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF