News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances.
This week’s reads include:
Efforts to address both issues are hampered by externalities and behavioral biases.
Anne Petersen interviews sociologist Jessica Calarco about her recent research on mothers grappling with parenting, partners, anxiety, work, and feelings of failure during the pandemic.
The New York Times this week also wrote up an article on this research.
The Treasury market seized up in March, and the Financial Stability Board said in a new report that it could happen again.
While the targets unquestionably suffer the most, denying people equal opportunities diminishes the finances of millions of Americans.
Ng, who broke into baseball as an intern and also spent time in the Chicago White Sox front office, will be the highest-ranking woman in baseball operations among the league's 30 teams and is believed to be the first female general manager in any of the four major North American men's sports leagues.
Nikic, 21, became the first person with Down syndrome to conquer the grueling endurance race, offering lessons in perseverance and hope.