Jeffrey Miron

Senior Lecturer in Economics, Harvard University

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Senior Lecturer in Economics and Director of Undergraduate Studies at Harvard University and a senior fellow at the Cato Institute

Jeffrey Miron on KCRW

These seem to be booming days for the marijuana industry, as more states move to decriminalize it.

“Ganjapreneurs” and the Case to Reclassify Pot

These seem to be booming days for the marijuana industry, as more states move to decriminalize it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As the Great Recession rolls on, unemployment benefits have already been extended more than ever before. But the jobless picture has not improved, and the extensions have run out.

Are the Out-of-Work about to Be Out of Benefits?

As the Great Recession rolls on, unemployment benefits have already been extended more than ever before. But the jobless picture has not improved, and the extensions have run out.

from Which Way, L.A.?

As the Great Recession grinds on, more than two million Americans have had their unemployment benefits cut off this moth could get them back.

Are the Out-of-Work about to Be Out of Benefits?

As the Great Recession grinds on, more than two million Americans have had their unemployment benefits cut off this moth could get them back.

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