Reed in the News

January 8, 2018

Sold as Boon to Jobs in U.S., Tax Bill May Lead Firms to Open Plants Abroad

Reed Prof. of Econ Kim Clausing explains why the tax bill may lead to more foreign than domestic jobs.

New York Times


December 31, 2017

MAX Heroes are The Oregonian 2017 Newsmakers of the Year

Reed College graduate from the Class of 2016, Taliesin Namkai-Meche, 23, and Rick Best, 53, who were fatally slashed when coming to the aid of two young women on the MAX train, along with poet Micah Fletcher who survived the attack, were named the Oregonian’s Newsmakers of the Year.

The Oregonian


December 12, 2017

Count the ways: How the GOP tax plan would reward rich families

Professor of Economics Kim Clausing shines light on the GOP tax plan. Government and outside analyses of the House and Senate tax bills show that the benefits would flow disproportionately to the wealthy. Aides to President Donald Trump argue that lower tax rates for companies and the wealthy would trickle into substantial pay raises for middle-income workers. Clausing disagrees. 

Associated Press


December 12, 2017

The unrealized potential of nonaffiliated voters

Professor of Political Science Paul Gronke contributed to this story on Oregon’s second-largest voting block—nonafilliated voters. 

East Oregonian


December 3, 2017

The Rise of Katherine Dunn: How the late Portland author survived hard times and becomes a literary legend

The Oregonian writes a loving remembrance of Katherine Dunn ’69, the author of the  "Geek Love," a National Book Award finalist and a novel that has gained a cult-status following.

The Oregonian