Econ 101: September 28, 2012

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  • Spain’s prime minster unveiled a new austerity package yesterday. [Washington Post]
  • British regulators are set to announce changes to LIBOR, the interest rate at the center of a rigging scandal. [New York Times]
  • Enrollment in U.S. graduate schools fell for the second consecutive year in 2011. [New York Times]
  • Goldman Sachs will pay $14 million to settle charges that one of its bankers made political donations in order to secure new business. [Financial Times]
  • The U.S. Postal Service is set to default on a second payment, as Congress continues to leave the USPS’ problems unresolved. [Associated Press]
  • The European Union is seeking trade sanctions against the U.S., claiming that American manufacturer Boeing receives unfair subsidies. [The Hill]