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May 12, 2015

In a new report on the top destinations for young college graduates, the American Institute for Economic Research finds young people are drawn to city amenities in addition to jobs.


 
May 12, 2015

“The thinking is that people move for jobs, so economics is supposed to drive these kinds of moves,” says Rosalind Greenstein, the director of research and education at the American Institute for Economic Research. “But we also know it’s not just economics.”

May 12, 2015

In a new report on the top destinations for young college graduates, the American Institute for Economic Research ranks cities based on economic and quality-of-life factors that are important to young people.

 
May 12, 2015

AIER's Employment Destination Index ranks 260 metropolitan areas across the United States in an effort to tease out patterns about why young graduates flock to certain areas over others.

May 11, 2015

Here is some recent information from the American Institute for Economic Research's "The Top 75 College Cities & Towns in America"

May 08, 2015

Syracuse ranks No. 13 out of the top 20 small metro areas for its concentration of college students (97.8 per 1,000 in population), according to the American Institute for Economic Research.

May 05, 2015

The American Institute for Economic Research found that between one and two million workers aged 45 to 65 changed careers between 2011 and 2012.

The reasons varied. Some were laid off, and some voluntarily left their careers for a new one. But AIER found that out of those who had successfully changed careers and were over 45, those who had a college degree were better positioned to

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May 01, 2015

Rising equity glide paths during retirement can offer equal or improved financial outcomes compared with static allocations.

May 01, 2015

I heard a news report on the radio about a new MIT study that finds that the U.S. government is not spending enough on research and development and that this is putting us at a competitive disadvantage.

May 01, 2015

Jia Liu, research fellow, American Institute for Economic Research: “Of course, it is more likely than June, but even the liftoff in September is less likely than it was before the newest (data).”

April 29, 2015

“Our research suggests GDP is likely to rebound in the second quarter led by a pick-up in consumer spending. However, inflationary pressures remain modest and core price indexes are expected to remain below Fed targets for the next few quarters. Fed policy is likely on hold until well into the second half given the slow pace of economic activity and below-target increases in prices.”

April 28, 2015

That's the primary finding in a study published this month by the American Institute for Economic Research, a nonprofit group based in Great Barrington, Mass.

April 27, 2015

Most older workers making a career change end up doing so successfully, according to "New Careers for Older Workers," a recent survey report from the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER).

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April 24, 2015

“This need for a longer-lasting income, combined with a weak labor market, has led many older workers to come up with creative strategies to earn,” the AIER report stated. “One such strategy is a later-in-life career change.”

April 24, 2015

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer Pushes To Give Wall Street More Pension Cash (IB Times) but see Why Passive Management Wins Again (AIER)

April 23, 2015

People who attempted a career change sometime after turning 45 were surveyed last year by the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) in Massachusetts.  Whatever the reason for making a change – voluntary or forced – the majority of those who did so felt their results were successful.

April 23, 2015

The American Institute for Economic Research recently ranked the country’s top college towns for 2014-2015, based on student life, economic health, culture and opportunity. “The people students will meet, the things they do outside of class, and the jobs they may hold are all essential complements to their formal education,” the report states.

April 17, 2015

AIER president Steve Adams talks about our new study, New Careers for Older Workers, on Money Life.

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April 16, 2015
A new report dashes stereotypes about older workers and their ability to find rewarding jobs.
 
Some upbeat news for older workers looking for a fresh start: It is easier than you think to launch a second act—if you make the right moves.
 
Most older workers who seek career changes are successful, especially if they use skills from their
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April 06, 2015

Bob Hughes, senior research fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research, says the expectations of Ohio’s business owners are about in line with what was found across the country by the National Federation of Independent Business.

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