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June 2015

The role of BLS import and export price indexes in the real GDP

Guadalupe Cerritos

This article looks at how the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis uses import and export indexes published by the U.S. Bureau of Statistic International Price Program to calculate the real GDP.

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Book Reviews

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Migrants: making it in the melting pot

Janie-Lynn Kang

A collection of 10 essays on immigration policy and immigrant integration into American society.

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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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