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Baseball economics hits a homerun for the Mets

Oct 9, 2015
One reason the team is in the playoffs for the first time in several years: math.
Jacob deGrom is a young player with the relatively low salary of about $556,000.
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After big game, NCAA grapples with student-athlete pay

Jan 14, 2015
The NCAA's faces pressure to provide student athletes with more financial aid.

Good news for college seniors. Sorry, 2009 grads.

Oct 29, 2014
Those who graduated in down years don't benefit as much when the economy recovers.

Guess what? Giving good teachers bonuses works

Oct 17, 2013
A new study from Stanford University says giving teachers a big bonus for raising student test scores is effective.