Small towns across Japan are on the verge of collapse. Whether they can do so gracefully has consequences for societies around the globe.
The country’s government makes sure areas with low income levels and property values get good teachers too.
Many point to unromantic 20-somethings and women’s entry into the workforce, but an overlooked factor is the trouble young men have in finding steady, well-paid jobs.
Out of a desire for more-equitable housing policy, some city dwellers have started allying with developers instead of opposing them.
Last year, students at private universities were granted collective bargaining rights. A reversal may be coming.
Though Trump is skeptical of globalization, more investors from overseas are building factories and creating jobs. Will they find the U.S. a hospitable place for business?
Widespread job loss can create financial and emotional stress that prevents children from attending college.
The founder of LinkedIn talks about how wealthy Americans can use their money to make a difference.
Research suggests that states with homogenous populations are more willing to spend on the safety net than those with higher shares of minorities.
Recent lawsuits are asking courts whether the current crisis is comparable to the one over tobacco in the ’90s.
A visit to a robot factory in Ohio
Economists say the document doesn’t account for the costs of tax cuts and its other policy proposals.
As brick-and-mortar stores close, local governments in struggling regions lose much-needed tax revenues.
As employment options shrink in parts of the Midwest, many men who once worked in manufacturing are finding new careers in health care.
The disappearance of manufacturing and the rise of opioid abuse has hit men in the Rust Belt hard. That’s meant women are left to pick up the pieces.
No, they’re not in the Rust Belt.
Less-populous places with colleges are thriving, but reproducing that success elsewhere is difficult.
If legislators don’t act by the end of April, miners will lose their health-care benefits. They may soon lose their retirement benefits, too.
The state’s GOP leadership tried to make the state more business-friendly. Now residents are saying their water isn’t safe to drink.
A Silicon Valley program is matching young, lower-income workers with employers eager to diversify their ranks
In Charlotte and other Southern cities, poor children have the lowest odds of making it to the top income bracket of kids anywhere in the country. Why?