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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-
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
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-
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
Microsoft names cloud computing chief as next CEO

...computer science from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and a master's of business administration from the University of Chicago.He joined Microsoft in 1992 after being a member of the technology staff at Sun Microsystems.Partly because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-04/microsoft-names-cloud-comp
Medical College of Georgia students celebrate their perfect match

...other and matched together as a couple so they will be heading to Chicago ? she to a pediatric residency at the University of Chicago and he to orthopedic surgery at Rush University Medical Center. Before all the madness and screaming and hugging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-21/medical-college-georgia-stud
More Americans see middle-class status as unobtainable goal now

...highest percentage ever, up from 5.4 percent in 2006. NORC is a social science research organization at the University of Chicago.Tom Smith, director of the NORC, said even slight shifts are significant. Class self-identification "is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-05/more-americans-see-middle-