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A true gold standard would re-establish American fiscal responsibility

...to impose its discipline (see, for example, Richard H. Timberlake, Monetary Policy in the United States, University of Chicago Press, 1993). At no time, however, was the United States on a true gold standard. But by forgoing the standard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-12-14/true-gold-standa
Financial market turmoil creates a tempting opportunity for mortgage refinancers

...500 ? mean it would take about 14 months to break even.Research conducted this year by economists at the University of Chicago and Brigham Young University found that 20 percent of eligible households failed to refinance when rates first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-19/financial-market-turmoil-c
The Artside: Thomason's oil paintings offer view of Appalachia

...Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.; and Hamza Walker, associate curator of The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 1. More information is available at thehudgens.org.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-15/artside-thomasons-oil
5 mysteries of US job market waiting to be solved

...jobs has fully recovered from the recession. Yet total hiring hasn't.An index compiled by Steven Davis, a University of Chicago economist, indicates that companies aren't trying to fill jobs as fast they were before the recession. Companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-02/5-mysteries-us-job-market-
University of Chicago returning ancient tablets to Iran

...the Persian empire are headed back to Iran in what University of Chicago officials have described as the first U.S. return...are among tens of thousands discovered in 1933 by University of Chicago archeologists excavating in Persepolis, a capital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/30/art_413904.shtml
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Facing the real causes of our slow recovery -- high taxes and red tape

...spending, which has been choked by our blunderingly punitive tax and regulatory policies.John H. Cochrane of the University of Chicago asserts "the things we all agree need fixing: our tax code, our crony regulatory state, our welter of anti-competitive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-30/facing-real-caus
Maybe silence goes better with veggies

...up by giving all kinds of messages," Ayelet Fish bach, a professor of behavioral science and marketing at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, said in the Times article.She cited an experiment with Wheat Thins. Each child got...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-21/maybe-silence-goes-better-veg
Even as jobs return, lagging incomes and home equity leave many Americans feeling glum

...the most in seven years. Yet not enough of those jobs are being filled.Steven Davis, an economist at the University of Chicago, and two colleagues calculated that it took an average of more than 25 days for employers to fill a vacant job...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/even-jobs-return-lagging-i
Comedian Williams was in early stages of Parkinson's disease, wife says

...disease, along with medication to help control jerky movements.Dr. Christopher Gomez, neurology chairman at the University of Chicago, said while it makes sense to think that a diagnosis could make someone feel depressed, depression and Parkinson's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-14/comedian-williams-was-early-stages-
Physicist pioneered nuclear reaction

...beneath the stands of the University of Chicago's Stagg Field, Enrico Fermi...Fermi found himself at the University of Chicago, attempting to harness the...Enrico Fermi Institute - at the University of Chicago. He helped design a ground-breaking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/02/met_298082.shtml
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