Republicans in Congress are working hard to remove business regulations that they believe are hampering economic growth.
States are implementing new laws about worker pay. That will provide plenty of research fodder for economists who can’t seem to agree on whether raises are good or bad for workers.
Trump’s pick to chair the White House Council of Economic Advisers is something of a throwback.
House Speaker Paul Ryan says that improving the lives of low-income Americans is a top priority. To do that, the GOP plans to help businesses first.
Americans may say they’re seeking out healthier fare, but sales figures tell a different story.
Off-site employees like eggnog too.
The U.S. central bank voted unanimously to raise the federal funds rate for the first time in 2016, and the second time in the last decade.
A researcher reflects on conversations with nearly 50 convicted executives about why they did what they did.
Donald Trump says the global dealmaking of Rex Tillerson, his nominee for secretary of state, is what qualifies him for America’s top diplomatic post. His opponents argue that’s exactly the problem.
It’s growing inequality—not a temporarily sluggish economy—that is most likely to blame.
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The surprising ingenuity of the U.S. shale-oil industry—and its global consequences
Since its founding, America has swung from protectionism to free trade. What’s next?
When women aren’t present for senior-level decision-making, companies can fail to see the value of shows and products that appeal more directly to the female half of the population.
Why extreme wealth makes it hard for people to do better than their parents did
A chain helmed by the nominee for labor secretary has unseated Chick-Fil-A as the perfect encapsulation of this cultural moment.
The president-elect has chosen Andrew Puzder, a vocal critic of minimum-wage hikes and new overtime rules.
Arguments that policies such as NAFTA have killed American manufacturing jobs often ignore the many other American jobs that such deals create and support.
The combination of suspicion and reverence that people feel toward the financially successful isn’t unique to the modern era, but reflects a deep ambivalence that goes back to the Roman empire.
Economists and politicians frequently overlook their role in whether Americans are working, and where.
It can be again.