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Are recent college graduates finding good jobs?

A Federal Reserve study finds that having a fresh degree is better than none, but more experienced graduates come out ahead.

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Fracking, shale gas and health effects

Hydraulic fracturing has sparked a U.S. energy boom, but significant questions remain on its health and environmental impacts.

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The state of America’s highways, bridges and transit

The Department of Transportation’s latest report includes a wealth of statistics and charts on funding, expenditures, mode choice and more.

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Social capital and the natural resources "curse"

Natural resources can produce wealth, but also worsen economic and political outcomes. A new study looks at the effect on social capital.

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