THE OPTIMAL BUNDLE: VOLUME 53

The Optimal Bundle is a student publication run by the Penn State Economics Association’s Print Education Committee.
In this edition, our contributors take a look at the consumer-side implications of using social media, dissect the foundations that have allowed Australia to avoid recession for 27 years, and share perspectives on the future of the cable television market.

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THE OPTIMAL BUNDLE: VOLUME 51

The Optimal Bundle is a student publication run by the Penn State Economics Association’s Print Education Committee.
In this edition, our contributors look at the potential costs and benefits of capital punishment for drug traffickers, outline the professional trajectory of the new Director of the National Economic Council, and explore why governments have incentives to move their capital cities.

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This edition was originally published on March 27, 2018.

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THE OPTIMAL BUNDLE: VOLUME 50

The Optimal Bundle is a student publication run by the Penn State Economics Association’s Print Education Committee.
In this edition, our contributors analyze the potential effects of the Trump Administration’s decision to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports, take a look at the trajectory of wage growth, and outline geopolitical shifts in East Asia.

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THE OPTIMAL BUNDLE: VOLUME 49

The Optimal Bundle is a student publication run by the Penn State Economics Association’s Print Education Committee.
In this edition, our contributors take a closer look at the effect of a tight labor market on the 2018 graduating class, analyze the utility of major athletic events such as the Olympics, and review the President’s infrastructure initiative.

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THE OPTIMAL BUNDLE: VOLUME 48

The Optimal Bundle is a student publication run by the Penn State Economics Association’s Print Education Committee.
In this edition, our contributors take a closer look at fluctuation in equity markets, analyze the ripple effects of DACA, and review Janet Yellen’s skillful navigation of the American economy as she steps down as Chair of the Federal Reserve.

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THE OPTIMAL BUNDLE: VOLUME 46

The Optimal Bundle is a student publication run by the Penn State Economics Association’s Print Education Committee.
In this edition, our contributors dissect the economic motivations behind the protests in Iran, explore the effects of a tightening in the American labor market, analyze the craze behind cryptocurrencies and review Ben Bernanke’s book The Courage to Act, which takes readers behind the scenes during the Financial Crisis.

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