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Fourth Quarter 2011
Cover Story: American Made
The manufacturing sector is stronger than you might think — but new vulnerabilities are emerging

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Third Quarter 2011
Cover Story: Why Aren't We Creating More Jobs?
Job growth usually rebounds quickly after a severe recession, but this time is different.

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Second Quarter 2011
Cover Story: Foreign Housing Finance
America’s housing finance system — including its hefty government support — is unique in the world. As reform progresses, the models of other developed nations could provide some insight.

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First Quarter 2011
Cover Story: What Drives Changes in Economic Thought?
Why economists study what they do -- and how the crisis might change it.


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