Allison Schrager

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Private Equity Won't Diversify Your Portfolio

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Low interest rates can lead people to rationalize all sorts of bad ideas: investing in companies that will never make a profit, financing share buybacks with debt, spending billions...

Private Equity Won't Diversify Your Portfolio

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Investing in such funds makes sense if you want more risk and illiquidity--and are willing to pay for it.

The Future Of Unions Looks Very Different

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They should be less about collective bargaining and more like guilds that offer various kinds of insurance.

Wealthy Americans Are Anxious About the Economy, Too

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As the cost of services has risen, the financial position of the affluent has weakened.

To Bring Back The Office, Bring Back Lunch

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Office workers need to have a proper lunch, in a restaurant, like the French do, and their employers should pay for it.

Actually, Most Americans Can Come Up With $400 In An Emergency

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The idea that so many U.S. households are so financially precarious is false and misleading.

Does It Really Matter Who Gets Into Harvard?

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The college admissions process should be less biased toward the elite, but there are better ways to reduce inequality.

Our Pensions Shouldn't Be Used To Juice The Economy

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Efforts to increase the share of private equity investment in retirement funds are misguided and dangerous.

Yes, A Recession Is Still A Possibility

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Predictions of a “soft landing” seem both premature and hard to square with some of the data.

Bidenomics Won't Cure Inequality. It May Prolong It

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The benefits of new technology will slowly spread throughout the economy, even without government intervention.

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