Economic History Roundup

Kirsten Salyer writes about consumer culture for Bloomberg View and is the site's engagement editor. She has also written for Condé Nast Traveler, Texas Monthly and Houston Community Newspapers. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism and international studies from Northwestern University.
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History News Network on the 100th anniversary of the income-tax amendment
Economix on 20 years of the Family and Medical Leave Act
Brookings Institution on the importance of optimism in discussing the economy
Marginal Revolution on falling earnings of college graduates (chart)
Wonkblog on what the new Monopoly cat piece tells us about the economy

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