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April 04, 2015

Baltimore and the surrounding area is home to nearly 20 colleges and universities. The American Institute of Economic Research ranks Baltimore amongst the top 10 large U.S. cities to attend college. People come from all over the country and world to study here, and many of them decide to stay when they graduate.

March 23, 2015

The Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood MSA has debuted on the American Institute of Economic Research’s list of the 75 Best Cities For College Students. Killeen was ranked 19th in the category of Small Cities on the College Destinations Index.

March 20, 2015

One economist said that while companies will gladly accept a tax credit, a more significant factor for where small- and medium-size companies choose to locate is where the CEO wants to live.

The personal income tax rate is one factor a CEO would look at in deciding where to relocate, said Stephen Adams, president of the American

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March 18, 2015

President Obama will be in Cleveland Wednesday to address a City Club audience about middle class economics. And we'll preview the visit and delve into the state of the middle class at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas.

March 13, 2015

Americans are quitting their jobs at a gradually quickening pace, which is a reassuring sign that the labor market continues to improve.

March 06, 2015

Listen to Luke Delorme on Wharton Business Radio. Do you have a long-term plan for retirement?

February 24, 2015

Women in Tech: Brian Krzanich's Plan Is Good Economics

High-profile promotions like those of Marissa Mayer to CEO at Yahoo, and Sheryl Sandberg to COO at Facebook, suggest that a critical mass of women have found a place in the computer technology industry. In fact, women remain significantly underrepresented in the high-skill jobs in America's computer technology sector. At least

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February 20, 2015

Another consideration is when you will need to withdraw any savings in retirement. 

"Almost everybody has Social Security, and a lot of people retiring today have some kind of pension," said Luke Delorme, a research fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research. Social Security Administration calculations show that 86 percent of people 65 and over receive Social Security, and

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February 11, 2015

Mark Garrison, a radio reporter and substitute host for “Marketplace,” is the winner of the 2015 Women’s Economic Round Table Business Journalism Prize, Columbia Journalism School’s Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism announced today.

February 05, 2015

The American Institute for Economic Research ranked Ames second and Iowa City the fourth best college towns in the nation.

The study praised Ames’ level of student diversity and unemployment rate.

February 01, 2015

Many Retirees May Benefit From Non-Traditional Strategies

A brief from the American Institute for Economic Research challenges [conventional] guidelines. The brief’s author argues that the guidelines do not work for the typical person who has saved far less than $1 million. The guidelines also may not work for retirees who will not see a significant improvement

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January 13, 2015

“If you want $1 million dollars in retirement, the most important thing is not asset allocation. It is taking money and putting it into savings,” agrees Luke Delorme, a Research Fellow at American Institute for Economic Research. “Inertia is a powerful force. The sooner you start saving the better. Actually saving is the most important thing.”

January 13, 2015

Investment recommendations for retirees are often based on savings levels achieved by only a small fraction of families. Here’s better advice.

December 10, 2014

The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER), an independent non-profit economic research organization, announced today it is launching a book series early next year designed to give people advice on how to take some necessary steps to improve their personal financial lives. The first two titles are a revised version of the Institute’s well-known "If Something Should Happen," which is

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December 02, 2014

President Stephen Adams talks to Wharton Business Radio about tips to prepare for the next recession.

December 01, 2014

What you’ve been waiting for: our annual list of our Top 10 Summer Fellowships! Funded summer fellowships are competitive opportunities to get valuable work or research experience that will make your resume stand out from the crowd. Application deadlines for summer fellowships typically fall between January and February, so now is the best time to prepare and apply. Here are our fellowship

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November 16, 2014

“Recessions have been made more rare because there has been an increasing expectation from voters that lawmakers and the Federal Reserve take steps to prevent an economic slowdown, said Polina Vlasenko, senior research fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research. This can be helpful in a simple recession, one based on fleeting factors, like a drop in demand for U.S. exports, she

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November 15, 2014

The American Institute for Economic Research has ranked Columbia as one of the top 10 college towns in the country.

The institute’s ranking looked at 75 cities with colleges and rated them on factors such as the price of student housing, local unemployment and available arts and leisure activities. Columbia came in eighth place and was the only Missouri city on the list.

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November 11, 2014

A study into H-1B visas by the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) also found that black Americans in IT made, on average, $3,656 less than white workers. Nicole Kreisberg, senior

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November 08, 2014

With both payrolls and the workweek expanding, a proxy for take-home wages rose 0.6 percent, a gain that put it 4.8 percent above its year-ago level, the largest increase since March 2012.

"When viewed in combination with rising household wealth and improving consumer confidence, we expect on-going gains in consumer spending," said Robert Hughes, senior research fellow at the American

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