Episode 2: Rural hospital closures and growth in employment and wages


Kansas City Fed Senior Economist Kelly Edmiston examines the closure of hospitals in rural areas and finds a sharp negative effect on jobs and wages in counties that have lost these “anchor” institutions. 

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October 11, 2019

 

Episode 1: The rise and fall of college tuition inflation


Brent Bundick and Emily Pollard look at the rise and fall of inflation in college tuition and find that following a period of steady increase, inflation in college tuition now is steady.

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Related: Rise and fall: After soaring for years, college tuition inflation has slowed significantly

October 11, 2019