Eric J. Hollenberg

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Widening The Gap

The upper class is dominating the college degree game, and all indicators such as early life success and state budget cuts imply that this divergence will only continue to intensify. Though the economy is recovering from the depths of 2008, the lower classes have not recovered. Despite being a beacon of hope to many Americans, higher education is only adding fuel to the fire.

Why You Shouldn't Trust Malcolm Gladwell

Have I heard of Gladwell? Yes, of course. And he has his place as one of the great writers in recent memory, a master of presentation and engagement. I just wish he were not the first person everyone thinks of when one mentions behavioral economics and social science.

The Economics of Depression

Depression has tangible effects on the nation’s economy and our shared prosperity. Is there a simple answer to the country’s malaise? Of course not. But we need to talk about it. And Americans need to talk to someone.

A Safer Wall Street

The free market principles that have led to America’s global economic dominance remain intact. Unfortunately, nothing as complex as the trading that goes on in investment banks can be perfect. Money is even more powerful then you think.