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Connections: Should police live in the cities they serve?

Most police officers do not live in the cities they serve. That's not necessarily the case in smaller towns, but it's true in cities like Rochester and...
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Thu, 07/16/2020 - 10:28am
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Connections: Why is housing so expensive in some American cities?

The New York Times asks a provocative question: why are people so unhappy in some of the most ostensibly booming American places? For example,...
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Thu, 01/02/2020 - 9:13am
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Connections: Is it too difficult for most Americans to accumulate wealth?

Has it gotten too hard to strike it rich in America? Economics writer and professor Noah Smith says it has. Writing for Bloomberg, Smith writes that...
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Mon, 08/26/2019 - 10:28am
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Connections: Jonathan Gruber on Rochester as an economic growth engine

We sit down with Jonathan Gruber, an economics professor at MIT who says Rochester is set to become one of America's growth engines. He’s in Rochester...
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Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:14am
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Connections: The possible impact of the Trump administration's international tariffs

President Trump promised tariffs when he was a candidate. Now that he's delivering, some business leaders are expressing shock and concern. But why is...
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Tue, 03/06/2018 - 4:17pm
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