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Economists used the business cycle to predict what’s next. It doesn’t work so well anymore.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Tippie Economics Professor Anne Villamil talks to NPR's marketplace about the predicted recession that never happened.

Tips for aspiring entrepreneurs

Monday, April 22, 2024
Tippie Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship Miranda J. Welbourne Eleazar offers best practices for aspiring entrepreneurs.
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How good is the economy, really?

Friday, April 19, 2024
Tippie economics professor Anne Vilamil talks about the disconnect between good economic numbers and how individual Iowans feel about their economic health.
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Student housing has a new mantra: Bigger is better

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Anne Villamil in The New York Times discussing the viability of large apartment complexes with the "enrollment cliff" looming.
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Some economists say monetary policy is too restrictive and fiscal policy is too stimulative. Huh?

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Anne Villamil on Marketplace about how reducing the deficit would require some tough decisions in government.
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Here's what to expect on Black Friday in the Iowa City area, including hours of operation

Monday, November 20, 2023
Anne Villamil in the Iowa City Press-Citizen about the busiest shopping day of the year.
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Inflation wiped out Iowans' wage increases last year

Friday, September 22, 2023
Despite wage bumps for local workers last year, inflation wiped out any monetary gains for Des Moines households, according to new U.S. Census data.
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After a year, Biden's Inflation Reduction Act praised though its effect yet to be seen

Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Though it was a year ago today when President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, experts say it's still too early to feel its effect. Anne Villamil, professor of economics at the Tippie College of Business, weighs in.
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Tuma Basa sets hip hop trends

Thursday, August 10, 2023
Tuma Basa knows all the big and not-so-big acts in hip-hop. He’s been profiled in Billboard and the Wall Street Journal. He receives dozens of songs every day from artists both famous and unknown looking for his approval.
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U.S. inflation saw another dramatic slowdown in June

Wednesday, July 12, 2023
June held more good news for Americans' wallets, as inflation yet again dramatically cooled. This Business Insider article includes economic analysis from Tippie's Anne Villamil.