A Conversation With Dr. Austin Boyle

University Park, Pennsylvania November 6, 2017 Interviewed by Akram Khan The Optimal Bundle and PSUEA would like to thank Akram Khan and especially Professor Boyle for his advice to students exploring or undergoing an academic career in economics. ________ Dr. Austin Boyle is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Economics at the Pennsylvania State University – […]

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Meet the Candidates

Thomas Jefferson once proclaimed that “the cornerstone of democracy rests on the foundation of an educated electorate.” In keeping with that ideal, the Print Education Committee solicited campaign platforms from each Executive Board candidate, and we’ve published them here to help you make an informed decision during the election on March 21st. Submitting responses to our questionnaire was […]

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The Donald vs. Economics

By Peter Scharf “Last quarter it was just announced our Gross Domestic Product, a sign of strength, right?  But not for us, it was below 0.  Who ever heard of this?  It’s never below zero.” While I try to make my writing as non-partisan as possible and eliminate all trace of bias, this piece will […]

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Optimal Bundle Special Report on the Oil Supply Glut

The Optimal Bundle is a student publication run by the Penn State Economics Association’s Print Education Subcommittee. It centers on a single economic topic covered in-depth from multiple perspectives.

This edition of the Optimal Bundle features the Oil Supply Glut, as Brent Crude index- a major benchmark of global oil prices- has fallen more than $50 per barrel since June 2014.

This is an online version of the print edition of the Optimal Bundle.

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