Economics

How to Curb Binge Drinking: Raise Taxes on Booze
January 06, 2015

So says a new nationwide study.

Mitch McConnell Blames the Slow Recovery on Regulation Because He Doesn't Understand How the Economy Works
January 05, 2015

Has the incoming Senate majority leader learned anything from the economy's rebound?

The Economist's "Most Influential Economists of 2014" Includes Zero Women. Not Even Janet Yellen
December 30, 2014

Janet Yellen was beat by the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

How the Fed Learned to Stop Worrying About the Unemployment Rate
...and start loving these other key economic indicators
December 23, 2014

...and start loving these other key economic indicators.

The Most Encouraging, Least Noticed Economic News of 2014
December 22, 2014

In fact, it's the most encouraging economic news of 2014.

Pulling 'The Interview' Was a Terrible Business Decision
December 17, 2014

Movie theaters are in desperate need of a boost—and the controversial comedy could have provided one. 

People Who Worry the U.S. Will "Spoil" Cuba Are Fetishizing Poverty
December 17, 2014

Find somewhere else to practice your amateur photography.

"I’ve Seen All Sorts of Horrific Things in My Time. But None as Detrimental to the Country as This."
U.S. conservatives are about to run a dangerous economic experiment in Honduras
December 14, 2014

U.S. conservatives are about to run a dangerous economic experiment in Honduras.

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