An economist explains how leaders can try to lower fixed costs, retain workers, and mind their brands.
Researchers examined how households responded to shelter-in-place orders. They uncovered some surprises.
A new analysis explains why this pandemic really is different.
Containing COVID-19 Will Devastate the Economy. Here’s the Economic Case for Why It’s Still Our Best Option.
The death toll from failing to contain the virus will be far more costly to society.
From stimulus strategies to how businesses will fare, research on past downturns can help inform our outlook today.
Investors take note: the “real exchange rate” may be a more accurate long-term forecaster than economists thought.
Doubling down on these monetary policies could help combat future financial crises.
The financial reform bill increased the cost of certain loans, but lowered the risk of default.
The country’s chief economic advisor discusses how labor, trade, and energy factor into the country’s economic outlook.
New research points to a counterintuitive new tool to spur spending.
Buildings and machinery are out. Software, IP, and research are in. Here’s why it matters.
Parents, your children are taking their cues about gender roles from you.
But a small tweak to how trading orders are processed could help.
Two economists propose a bipartisan immigration overhaul, with an eye towards the future of the labor force.
China Weathered the Global Recession with an Aggressive Stimulus Package. But Did It Prop Up the Wrong Firms?
A cautionary tale about the unintended consequences of credit expansion.
A presidential assassination brought the trust-busting Teddy Roosevelt to power. The episode offers lessons for today’s antitrust regulators.
New research suggests that formal schooling is not the panacea to global inequality that many have long believed it to be.