"Americans across the country" paid a stiff price last time.
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.
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
Somebody's gotta stand up for it.
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
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.