Quarter 2/Quarter 3, 2004
Volume 14, Number 2
Seeds of Change (590K)
by Molly Lesher
It’s been eight years since genetically modified seeds first came on the market. Farmers have seen some advantages, but certain consumers, particularly those abroad, are still resisting the technology.
Running in Cycles(740K)
by Jane Katz
As the market for downtown office space recovers from yet another boom and bust, are there reasons to think that future cycles may be less volatile than in the past?
Perspective: Outsourcing Jobs Overseas:
A Cause for Concern?(325K)
by Jane Sneddon Little
A rash of media stories has heightened concern about foreign outsourcing of U.S. jobs. But analyses show that many of these reports may have exaggerated the extent and economic impact of jobs moving overseas.
Book Review: Trading & Exchanges:
Market Microstructure for Practicioners(250K)
by Peter Fortune
In Trading & Exchanges: Market Microstructure for Practitioners, SEC Chief Economist Larry Harris has written a must-read for anyone interested in the good, the bad, and the ugly of securities trading.
The rise of DVD players in the United States; Top-heavy job losses
Letter from Portsmouth, New Hampshire(268K)
By Terry Farish