Woolf: Bottle Ban

Commentator and UVM economist Art Woolf has been considering a recent policy initiative on his campus and he’s wondering exactly what it was designed to accomplish.

Woolf: Housing in Vermont

Six years ago, the U.S. housing market collapsed. Today, Art Woolf sees signs of improvement but worries about the tension between affordability for buyers and sellers who want to protect the value of their homes.

Woolf: Recession not Depression

All this week, VPR news is looking at the effect of the economic downturn on Vermonters. Economist and commentator Art Woolf agrees that the economy is in bad shape – no doubt about it – but he insists that we’re not in a depression.