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Economics

Economic Impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Jordan

The Crisis From early in the 20th century, Jordanians have offered refuge to their neighbors fleeing violence, insurrections, or famine. Palestinians, Yemenis, Iraqis, Lebanese, Sudanese, Bosnian; all have found a home within Jordan’s borders. Yet for all this...

Helping the Homeless: Public-Private Partnerships in Los Angeles County

Can the public and private sectors effectively partner to provide temporary shelter assistance to the homeless? For the citizens of Los Angeles, California, this is no idle question. With 46,874 homeless, the “City of Flowers and Sunshine” is host to nearly 10% of the...

Millennial Malaise: Why Young People Are Turning to Socialism

“The post-­Cold War capitalist order has failed us,” declared Sarah Leonard, a senior editor at The Nation. Leonard recently wrote of “today’s under-35s,” pronouncing this demographic as economically distraught, and thus now “more in need of a robust leftist...