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Staples-Office Depot Merger: Regulators May Make It Too Easy

Bloomberg Business – February 12, 2015..
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Published On: February 13, 2015 |
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Patrick Legros to join the Northeastern Department of Economics

The Department of Economics announces the hiring of Patrick Legros as Distinguished Professor of Economics. Professor Legros will begin working part-time, splitting his time between Northeastern University and the European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. He received his Ph.D. from Caltech, and taught at Cornell University and…
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Published On: March 6, 2015 |
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‘Equal pay for equal work’ isn’t so simple

Northeastern Economics Lecturer Jodi Beggs discusses the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Boston Globe January 26, 2015..
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Published On: January 27, 2015 |
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Mergers, Merger Control and Remedies

The reviews are in forMergers, Merger Control, and Remedies A Retrospective Analysis of U.S. Policy by Professor John Kwoka…
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Published On: January 12, 2015 |
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Economic impact of the Bay State winter storms

In four separate newspaper articles, Northeaster University Economics professors share their thoughts on the economic impact of the recent winter storms to the Bay State…
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Published On: January 27, 2015 |
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Massachusetts economy outpaced nation in 2014

The Boston Globe January 30, 2015..
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Published On: January 30, 2015 |
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Partners Merger Settlement is rejected

The decision to reject Partners HealthCare’s proposal to acquire South Shore Hospital and two Hallmark Health System hospitals cites Professor John Kwoka’s affidavit, filed with the court, as helpful in the judge’s decision.
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Published On: February 3, 2015 |
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Massachusetts posts strongest year for job growth since 2000

In this Boston Globe article, Economics Professor Alan Clayton-Matthews comments on Massachusetts lowest unemployment rate (5.5 percent) since 2000.
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Published On: January 22, 2015 |
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Give the unemployed a second chance

The research of NU Economics Alumnus Rand Ghayad (PhD 2014) is cited In this CNN story…
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Published On: January 20, 2015 |
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Iran’s rising unemployment: inside the problem

Professor Kamran Dadkhah comments on the unemployment problem in Iran in this AzerNews article…
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Published On: January 14, 2015 |
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