Two years ago, in June 2009, the American economy emerged from recession, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research. But as this week's Economist noted, with typical British understatement, "The recovery has been a disappointment."
Some of us called it the man-cession. In the deep recession that lasted from December 2007 to June 2009, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research, many more men than women lost their jobs.
Florida public schools, faced with fierce competition for students from private schools, raised their scores on standardized tests slightly after the creation of the state’s business-supported private-school-voucher program, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research report recently released.