Economy

1:49pm

Wed December 18, 2013
The Numbers

Boulder Is Colorado's 'Best Performing City'... Greeley Is Right Behind It

On the left, Boulder, Colo. the 9th best performing city in the Milken Institute's 'Best Performing Cities' index 2013. To the right, Greeley, Colo., ranked just behind Boulder.
Boulder: Luis Toro - Greeley: Loco Steve Flickr - Creative Commons

Thanks to the University of Colorado and a strong high-tech sector, Boulder is best in the state. A bit more unexpected, perhaps, is that Greeley is right on Boulder’s heels.

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8:12am

Tue December 17, 2013

10:35am

Mon December 16, 2013
Craft Brewing

Craft Beer Pours A Frosty Glass Of Economic Impact For 2012

Justinwkern Flickr-Creative Commons

The craft beer industry continues to be a large player in the U.S. economy. A new report released by the Brewers Association says ‘small and independent’ craft brewers injected $33.9 billion into the U.S. economy in 2012

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6:15am

Mon December 9, 2013
Business

Another Positive Year Expected For Colorado's Economy In 2014

Denver construction workers in 2009. Construction is expected to grow in Colorado in 2014.
F Delventhal Creative Commons/Flickr

1:06am

Fri November 15, 2013
Planet Money

What's A Bubble?

Originally published on Sun November 17, 2013 11:58 am

Robert Shiller and Eugene Fama shared this year's Nobel Memorial Prize.
AP

Robert Shiller was surprised when he got the call telling him he'd won the Nobel Memorial Prize in economics — surprised that he'd won (of course), but also surprised that he was sharing the award with Eugene Fama.

"He and I seem to have very different views," Shiller told me. "It's like we're different religions."

In particular, they have very different views about economic bubbles.

"The word 'bubble' drives me nuts, frankly," Fama told me.

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