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Redesigning Schools For Collaboration

Lecture halls and traditional classrooms are falling out of favor, providing the impetus for a wave of school building projects designed to accommodate flexible learning styles....

Eitan Weinstock

The Future Of Rate Caps Shifts To Flat Fees

Commercial real estate owners looking to hedge interest rate risk are often asked to purchase derivatives and other financial products blindly. Rather than receiving transparency, borrowers are simply handed an invoice that they are forced to pay. Unarmed to properly price hedging products and their...

Loan Growth A Zero-Sum Game

With two large corporations heading to Boston, a shrinking population and no state budget for at least the first three months of this fiscal year, all parts of Connecticut’s economy may have trouble generating new growth....
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Proposal To Cut ECS Grants Imperils Fragile Housing Recovery

I’ve heard quite a few questions about the proposal to cut ESC grants to Connecticut municipalities in order to balance the state budget, and whether it represents good economic policy. My response is this: Any attempt to balance the state budget at the expense of ESC grants to the state’s 169 m...

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