UW News


August 21, 2014

Washington housing market improves in second quarter of 2014

A house for sale.

Washington state’s housing market rebounded from its first quarter performance, as the annual rate of existing home sales rose 6.4 percent in the second quarter of 2014.

July 25, 2014

Budget or bust: Primer on public finance teaches government officials the basics

Many newly elected or appointed officials arrive knowing next to nothing about public finance. That’s why Justin Marlowe of the Evans School of Public Affairs wrote this basic guide to public finance.

February 13, 2012

Decades-old riddle in economics — solved?

You could say that the economic field of benefit-cost analysis has been stuck in a kind figure-eight for 70 years — a logical loop leading not forward, but back upon itself. But Richard Zerbe, longtime UW professor in the Evans School of Public Affairs, may have solved this logical paradox — or at least clarified it.