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Ellen Rolfes

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Ellen is a newsletter writer at Marketplace.

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Sizing up

Mar 17, 2023
Econ Extra Credit newsletter #142
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The purpose of local reparations

Feb 25, 2023
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The economics of holiday markets, explained  

Dec 22, 2022
Here's how holiday markets help small businesses and artisans earn up to 50% their annual sales in the last six weeks of the year.
The Downtown Holiday Market in Washington, D.C. hosts 80 artisans and small business vendors and attracts thousands of visitors in November and December.
Courtesy Downtown Holiday Market