And make it higher than what Obama just proposed
Barack Obama was right to propose a minimum-wage hike in his State of the Union Address. But his $9 an hour target was too cheap. And new research throws cold water on the old assumption that higher minimum wages cost jobs.
How income inequality could be slowing our recovery from the Great Recession
Given today’s report of economic contraction, it’s worth tuning in to a recent debate between liberal economists Joseph Stiglitz and Paul Krugman.
Progressives have achieved the impossible: They balanced California's books
California's budget woes were supposed to be unsolvable. But a coalition of progressives has finally brought order to the state's books.
Alan S. Blinder is genuinely amazed at Americans' reactions to the government's financial crisis response—since the government's plans worked.
Rather than following the booms and busts, Gleeson-White presents the life and work of the “father of accounting,” Luca Pacioli.
Critics of Wall Street argue that the financial crisis proves that deregulation failed. The erstwhile defenders of financial deregulation are on the d