Jay L. Zagorsky

Jay L. Zagorsky teaches at Boston University's Questrom School of Business. From 1988 to the present his teaching has spanned a wide range of levels from senior executives taking intensive classes to high school students encountering economic theories for the first time. He has taught giant lectures of over 450 students, classes of fifty, and small seminars with fewer than ten people. His personal blogs are found here http://blogs.bu.edu/zagorsky/ and http://u.osu.edu/zagorsky.1/

Recent blog posts by this author

Thanks, 'Avengers: Endgame,' for Reminding Us Why Inflation Matters

Marvel recently re-released the final film in its “Avengers” series with extra footage and a post-credit tribute in hopes of breaking the worldwide record for top-grossing movie of all time. So far, the gambit seems to have failed. As of July 2...

Don't Kill the Penny

Governments have long waged a war on cash in an attempt to curb terrorism and tax evasion. Their focus has typically been on eliminating large denominations, like Europe’s €500 bill or India’s 1,000 rupee note. Two U.S. lawmakers have a much...

How to Get Ready for the Economic Recession Coming in 2017

My outlook for 2017 and beyond is that the U.S. economy will likely see another recession. Yes, the economic picture currently looks wonderful. The Dow and S&P 500 are at record levels. Unemployment is well below 5 percent of the labor force...