Ellen Rolfes

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The purpose of local reparations

Feb 25, 2023
Econ Extra Credit newsletter #139
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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.
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AMC appeals to meme stock investors for its financial future

Aug 26, 2022
AMC sells APEs to tap into retail investors’ enthusiasm. Can it evolve beyond the meme?
Traders on the floor of New York Stock Exchange stare up at a screen that shows APE preferred share stock price.
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