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Faculty: minimum wage increase may improve economy

January 31, 2015

The Illinois Senate passed a bill last month to raise Illinois’s minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2019, which Tristan Coughlin, assistant professor of economics, said would be a step in the right direction. He...

Faculty: Low gas prices drop due to technology

December 18, 2014

Drivers across the U.S. will be able to watch the national average price of gas fall below $3 for the first time since February 2010, which Professor of Economics Christopher Marme said is due to technology...

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