Housing Outlook Improves – Local Media Agrees

Sales of previously owned homes rose across the country during the third quarter, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Association of Realtors.

Nationally, sales were up 5.9 percent from the third quarter of last year. Previously owned homes changed hands at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.3 million, according to . . . → Read More: Housing Outlook Improves – Local Media Agrees

Minimum Wage and Obesity

David O. Meltzer and Zhuo Chen explored the relationship between minimum wage rate in the U.S and body weight (link):

“Growing consumption of increasingly less expensive food, and especially “fast food”, has been cited as a potential cause of increasing rate of obesity in the United States over the past several decades. Because the . . . → Read More: Minimum Wage and Obesity