economics

Labor economist Douglas Webber
Research shows economic value of a college degree
Type: News Story
Meet Temple labor economist Douglas Webber, whose pioneering recent research sheds light on the economic value of a college degree.
June 9, 2017
Entering unfamiliar territory, Poland native builds family at Temple
Type: News Story
A native of Poland, Katarzyna Tomasik chose Temple for its reputation for multiculturalism. But when she arrived on Main Campus, she felt like she had been plopped headfirst into unfamiliar territory. To connect with other international students, she joined Temple's International Student Association, and eventually became the group's president.
May 12, 2013
Sociologists lend expertise for study and story on city’s high rate of deep poverty
Type: News Story
An examination of 2009-11 Census Bureau data by the Philadelphia Inquirer and Temple Associate Professor of Sociology David Elesh revealed that Philadelphia has the highest rate of deep poverty — people with incomes below half of the poverty line — of any of the nation's 10 most populous cities.
March 21, 2013
Temple crowd hears case for tackling U.S. debt
Type: In the Media
September 12, 2012
Fiscal responsibility takes center stage at $10 Million-a-Minute Tour
Type: News Story
Former U.S. comptroller general David M. Walker visited the Fox School of Business Tuesday to raise awareness about the country’s financial condition as part of the Comeback America Initiative's nationwide $10 Million-A-Minute Tour. He was joined by former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell.
September 11, 2012
State treasurer visits Temple economics class
Type: News Story
Pennsylvania State Treasurer Robert McCord spoke Monday to students in Ned Rauch-Mannino's economics class about his role as chief executive of the Pennsylvania Treasury Department.
March 13, 2012
Civic-minded undergrad examines the impact of community gardens
Type: News Story
Supported by the Diamond Scholars Program, student Amelia Garrett is analyzing data on the location of community gardens and their relationship to the corresponding community’s median income, population density, employment, vacancy rates, crime and other variables.
September 6, 2011