Microfinance: successes and failures
Has microfinance been a success? Who has benefited so far? What are the necessary changes going forward.
Manufacturing still matters
New perspectives on how manufacturing and manufacturing employment have evolved.
On labor unions
How does new research on labor unions address the trade off between equality and efficiency?
New and noteworthy books in economics (June)
Four interesting books on shadow banking, Italy, capitalism and democracy and history of economic thought.
Return predictability: is there?
Going beyond the standard psychology-based models to evaluate the degree of predictability of asset returns.