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It's certainly not news that American women continue to earn less than men for the same work, typically 79 cents on the dollar. But what's less understood is the devastating impact those lost wages have over time.
EYE ON JOBS MARKET Even as she took note of "appreciable" improvements in the jobs market, Yellen told a congressional committee
Warner had plenty more to say as well -- not just to hapless experts, but also to his colleagues in Congress who have been
A hearing Thursday on long-term unemployment held before the 19-member Joint Economic Committee began with just a single lawmaker in attendance.
Keith Hall, a senior research scholar at the libertarian-leaning Mercatus Center, is a former Bureau of Labor Statistics
We don't want to turn your hair white with shock first thing in the morning, but it appears Republican lawmakers are pushing
On the same day I testified on Capitol Hill about the terrible record for transparency and corrupt records at the Federal Reserve, its chairman, Ben Bernanke, gave a strong opposing view before the Joint Economic Committee.
The United States has a large budget deficit and a ratio of debt to gross domestic product that, in most projections, continues
Most Americans believe women already have the same rights as men under our Constitution. But sadly they are mistaken.
At a roundtable discussion on Friday in Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the Joint Economic
While it's hard for people to sorry, it's even harder for countries to do it. Harder still when countries have to say they're sorry to women.
The central banker has not publicly supported actual bills pending in Congress. But over the past year, he hasn't been shy
"Tragically, the Bush economic legacy is greater inequality, a weakened middle class and the worst recession in more than
Today, I am holding a hearing of the Joint Economic Committee to examine the treacherous economic landscape newspapers face. The role they play in our democracy is too important to allow them to recede further.
Drawing on the substance of his Atlantic essay, Johnson focused on the explicit links between government and the financial
Sounding off on hiring problems that we reported earlier this week, a leading economic adviser to President Obama today said
The cost of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars so far (2002-2008) is estimated at $1.6 trillion. Based on projections through 2017, the cost is $3.5 trillion.