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U.S. headed into possible recession by 2021

Three out of every four economists in the United States are predicting the American economy will head into a recession by the year 2021, the Washington Post reports.  This new recession will occur just over a decade after the last financial crisis wreaked havoc on the global economy, where the United States alone lost 13 […]

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Economist talks labor and capitalism at QC

In the 1950s, Jose Maria Arizmendiarrieta, a Catholic priest living in Mondragon, Spain, felt frustrated traditional businesses did not come to provide jobs for workers. In response, he recruited five workers to create a worker cooperative, or a business run only by workers. Sixty years later, the business, now called the Mondragon Corporation, employs over […]

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Job opportunities look bleak for graduates, but hope remains

As the spring semester begins, students are choosing their majors and aiming to graduate on time. All of the students, however, wish to have a good job waiting for them once they complete school. Queens College students are no different as it had a total enrollment of 20,100 students, according to the QC 2012-13 Fact […]

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Federal Reserve President Visits Queens College

William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, delivered a talk on macroeconomics on Nov. 18 at the Campbell Dome. Dudley, who also serves as vice chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, began by noting the intentions behind his discussion. “The agenda for these visits is always very packed, as you […]

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