Probably not, a new study suggests—as long as the price decreases are modest.
To fund pandemic-related spending, governments around the world will need to take on more debt. If they can.
Researchers hoped that having white participants read about racism would help them grasp the true extent of racial gaps in wealth and income. They were wrong.
A new study suggests that, more than four decades later, the impact of these policies on political leanings is apparent.
From household spending to the strength of the dollar, an economist sees some clear trends—and signs of what’s to come.
Studies of aid groups in Ghana and Uganda show why it’s so important to coordinate with local governments and institutions.
Facebook, Twitter, and users themselves have few incentives to distinguish fact from fiction.
Why We Know So Little about Disparities within the Federal Court System—and How That’s Finally Changing
Millions of hard-to-obtain public court records shed new light on the fairness of the U.S. judiciary.
A new study pinpoints which sectors—and which workers in those sectors—suffered the most. Congress should take note.
Deals will be ramping up again soon. Companies shouldn’t expect a free pass from regulators.
Kellogg’s Janice Eberly zeroes in on a few data points that demonstrate the massive challenge policymakers face.
The U.S. Is Full of Innovative Thinkers. The Government Needs to Marshal All of Them to Fight Covid-19.
Here’s how we can accelerate efforts to reduce the spread, develop treatments, and find a vaccine.
A former White House economist weighs the pros and cons of job-retraining programs, aid for states, and universal basic income.
Real-time data pinpoints what we’re buying, and who’s spending the fastest.
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.