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.
There’s no economic consensus on whether or not the labor market has reached its full potential—or how to judge when it has.
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 House Financial Services Committee passed its version of repeal-and-replace for Wall Street regulation.
No, they’re not in the Rust Belt.
Less-populous places with colleges are thriving, but reproducing that success elsewhere is difficult.
They once served their communities when others wouldn't, and over the past 30 years, they've practically vanished.
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 fallout has implications not just for the bank’s reputation, but also for its bottom line.
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 a recent memoir, a former SEC employee reflects on the agency’s shortcomings.
When unexpected expenses arise, few Americans have good options for dealing with them.
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?
A new study looks at how recent technology innovation has affected workers thus far.