Econ 101: March 6, 2012

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  • Swiss lawmakers have approved a plan to help the U.S. catch Americans suspected of dodging taxes. [CNBC]
  • Yahoo is preparing to lay off thousands of workers. [Reuters]
  • The U.S. services industry grew at its fastest pace in a year last month. [Wall Street Journal]
  • According to new data from the Department of Education, minority students face much harsher discipline in school and are less likely to have access to college prep courses. [New York Times]
  • European Union lawmakers may introduce new restrictions on banker pay. [Bloomberg]
  • Dozens of protestors demonstrating against increased fees and tuition at California’s public universities were arrested last night. [Reuters]
  • Reauthorization of the nation’s export-import bank is splitting Republicans. [The Hill]
  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is now accepting complaints about private student loan providers. [The Hill]