Economics

Workers' Wages Have Barely Grown in Decades. Here's What Obama's Doing About It.
January 06, 2015

Even if Obama himself won't take credit for it.

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
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.

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