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June 2015

The relationship between access to benefits and weekly work hours

John L. Bishow

Access to benefits is greater in industries that have higher scheduled weekly hours of work and among full-time workers.

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Book Reviews

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The retirement age and the deficit

Richard Works

Authors Gary Burtless and Henry Aaron analyze the relationship between retirement age and the deficit and how the former affects the latter.

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Beyond BLS

Teenagers’ behaviors and time use respond to changing economic conditions

Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia

A research economist looks at how the business cycle affects teen behavior.

Could healthcare reform be a game changer for U.S. self-employment? Evidence from Massachusetts

Yavor Ivanchev

Two economists see healthcare reform as a potential boost to self-employment.

Do concerns about being popular keep students from making scholastic investments?

John C. Roach

Peer pressure was shown to affect whether students opt for a free SAT-preparatory course.

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