Rocio Ribero

The author is an economic consultant at Fulcrum Inquiry. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from NYU and specializes in the application of microeconomics for litigation support. Her interests include market analysis, competitive behavior, contractual disputes and the calculation of lost profits.

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Unemployment in a Global Perspective

The problem of rising unemployment during and after the Great Recession has a global character, as confirmed by data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The OECD’s report “Society at a Glance 2011 – OECD Social Indicators” shows that unemployment rates overall have increased across the globe. Despite a few exceptions to …

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Local Education Foundations can help protect home prices from the effects of school budget cuts.

California’s current economic issues will weigh heavily on the public school system for the foreseeable future.  School budget cuts of $1,000 per student are expected. This is 12% of the current average total spend per student of $8,545. Combined with further decreases in the length of the school year (up to 30 days)[1], these changes …

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