economics

Erik Brynjolfsson, director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, discusses how technology and artificial intelligence may be taking away jobs but they're also creating them.
Despite rising income levels, the U.S. ranking continues to fall on the UN’s World Happiness list. The happiest country on the list? Finland.
The economist had faced a racist smear campaign from Republicans.
The new Biden administration commitment brings U.S. humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan to more than $780 million since the chaotic ending of the 20-year-old war in August.
The former Labor Department chief economist says the think tank isn’t done burying the idea that "people are paid what they're quote-unquote worth."
Economists are comfortable with a big national debt. Why isn't Congress?
The president is paying a political price for pursuing conventional Republican economic policies.
This is the same Trump administration official who said COVID-19 was "contained" in February.
The Aunt Jemima branding will get a new look this fall. It’s parent company Quaker Oats has decided to lose the racist stereotype in its name and logo.
Retail sales jumped 17.7% last month, the largest increase in decades, and shows signs of improving after hitting bottom amid the pandemic.