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Why are Men Disappearing from the American Workforce?

Sandra Black, professor of economics at the University of Texas at Austin and a member of the Obama Administration Council of Economic Advisers, spoke at an event hosted by SPA about this trend and the possible explanations behind it.

A map illustrating the areas in Sub-Saharan Africa where belief in witchcraft is linked to high levels of mistrust among the people living there.

Do Witchcraft Beliefs Halt Economic Progress?

A new study by American University Economics Prof. Boris Gershman reveals high levels of mistrust and erosion of social capital among people in regions worldwide where witchcraft beliefs are present.