Economy

Immigrants Make America Great

Immigrants Make America Great

Our country should welcome immigrants and make it easier for them to earn legalization. As it currently stands, the naturalization process is inefficient, expensive and incentivizes immigrants to not apply for citizenship, as doing so means that they will be on record and thus at risk of deportation and/or detainment.

'We are never, ever going to bring back manufacturing to the United States' UConn professor says

'We are never, ever going to bring back manufacturing to the United States' UConn professor says

Following the announcement of tariffs between the United States and China, the concern over a trade war looms. Francis Ahking, University of Connecticut Associate Professor of Economics, said a trade war between the United States and China would be “disastrous.”

The age of Economism (bad economics)

The age of Economism (bad economics)

Economism is defined as, “a political theory that regards economics as the main factor in society, ignoring or reducing to simplistic economic terms other factors such as culture, nationality, etc.” Or, as more simply put by the Oxford English Dictionary, the “belief in the primacy of economic causes or factors.”

UConn researchers predict unprecedented economic growth in Connecticut

According to University of Connecticut researchers, the state of Connecticut is soon to embark on a period of “stunning” economic growth. The Connecticut Center of Economic Analysis recently released a report in the Connecticut Economic Outlook predicting 8.1 percent growth in the state economy in 2015.