On The Street, economics professor David Weiman responds to the question, who is going to benefit from the most recent unemployment numbers, Romney or Obama? 

Prof. Weiman is the Alena Wels Hirschorn ‘58 Professor of Economics. He specializes in 19th and 20th century U.S. economic history and the political economy of contemporary U.S. criminal justice policy. His research in economic history focuses on the evolution of banking-payments and telecommunications networks.