Weekly Washington Post columns featuring Smith School experts.
What might a Trump presidency mean for home values in the U.S.? Since the election, much of the political news coverage and analysis has been centered on what Donald Trump’s stint in the White House might mean for U.S. trade deals, foreign policy, the tax code and Obamacare. But what will it mean for the housing market to have a real-estate-mogul-turned-politician seated in the Oval Office? Smith School experts discuss the big
If you reflexively check your work email before you’re even out of bed in the morning, and just before you close your eyes to sleep, and at nonstop intervals in between, this story is for you. In France, workers are being given the “right to disconnect” outside of working hours, thanks to a new law that went into effect on January 1. The French government has said that the intervention
Cities usually lose when they bid against each other to lure the same sports franchise, factory, corporate headquarters or some other economic prize. But this won’t stop San Francisco and Los Angeles from battling for the new George Lucas art museum. Smith School professors Rajshree Agarwal and Tunay Tunca explain why in this Smith Brain
A recent New York Times investigation exposes the “hidden bounty of perks, tax breaks and subsidies” that benefit the world’s largest iPhone factory in China, a country where Smith School professor Gary Cohen has followed business trends for years. He says U.S. policymakers need to understand what they’re up against when they talk about reshoring manufacturing jobs. “President-elect Trump has been vowing to level