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William (Bill) Dickens
Distinguished Professor of Economics and Social Policy

William Dickens in the Press

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Have a problem with Trump’s low income tax? Blame the tax code.

Have a problem with Trump’s low income tax? Blame the tax code.

An unexpected consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic? A national coin shortage.

An unexpected consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic? A national coin shortage.

US jobless claims have soared. Is a recession necessary to fight COVID-19?

US jobless claims have soared. Is a recession necessary to fight COVID-19?

What’s really at stake in the trade war between the US and China?

What’s really at stake in the trade war between the US and China?

Economist: Consumers wouldn’t feel impact of tariffs in short term

Economist: Consumers wouldn’t feel impact of tariffs in short term

What the Fed rate hikes mean for the economy—and for your wallet

What the Fed rate hikes mean for the economy—and for your wallet

Experts: Record-setting Dow is good news, but more for peace of mind

Experts: Record-setting Dow is good news, but more for peace of mind

3Qs: Why the Fed maintained interest rates, and what it means
The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, D.C.

3Qs: Why the Fed maintained interest rates, and what it means

Economics research promotes malaria testing

Economics research promotes malaria testing

A new theory on long-term unemployment

A new theory on long-term unemployment