"Americans across the country" paid a stiff price last time.
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It's no secret that the poor pay more. The poor pay more by living in food deserts, by having to drive longer distances and
With these five rules you will be in good shape. Ah, yes...and try to be right as often as possible. This question originally
For 200 years, there have been two schools of thought about what determines the distribution of income -- and how the economy functions. It is important to understand both, because our views about government policies and existing inequalities are shaped by which of the two schools of thought one believes provides a better description of reality.
I couldn't disagree more. There is a very lively debate. Some economists argue that innovation can no longer boost productivity
In the U.S., this is also true, though it's somewhat less obvious. The main committees in Congress that deal with education
The movement to expand Social Security is gaining speed. In hopes of derailing the popular and profoundly wise expansion movement, those determined to cut Social Security are playing games with the numbers.
They say a new analysis of the plan makes “claims that cannot be supported by the economic evidence."
Bernie Sanders thinks single-payer can work here. Hillary Clinton doesn't.
First are microeconomic issues involved in pricing and product design. Hal Varian was one of the first tech firm chief economists
If you're like most people, Big Data may not mean much to you yet. It might even just make your eyes glaze over. Like the cloud or cybersecurity or bioprinting, it's just one more thing you don't have to know about -- until you do.
De Grauwe also spoke out against the tactics of creditors in an interview last week with The WorldPost, where he compared
Jared Bernstein, a former economic advisor to President Barack Obama, argues that Europe could have helped the Greek economy
Everyday, 21 people die because they cannot secure an organ for transplant-- and this number is on the rise. A burgeoning black market for organs fills this gap between supply and demand.
For one week a year, the biggest rock stars are not rock stars. During the World Economic Forum under way at the Swiss ski resort of Davos, the stars of the show are, perhaps unsurprisingly, economists.