David M. Rubenstein Fellows Randall Akee and Marcus Casey discuss their research for the Economic Studies program at Brookings and how the 2008 financial crisis affected their careers as economists.
Also in this episode, Molly Reynolds describes the priorities that will keep members of Congress busy before they leave Washington, D.C. for their traditional pre-election recess.
Meet Marcus Casey, new Rubenstein Fellow in the Economic Studies program
Reduced unemployment doesn’t equal improved well-being for black Americans
Meet Randall Akee, new David M. Rubenstein Fellow in the Economic Studies Program
New evidence that losing your job is even more stressful for black Americans
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