The Trump administration's cuts to social programs like career and technical education would deal a blow to its efforts to boost economic growth.
The budget was extraordinary in many ways. It is an abandonment of restraint on taxes by a liberal government. It is nakedly populist and it also acknowledges that government debt can be productive.
Community organisations are trying to measure their impact but lack the funding and data availability to do it properly, new research finds.
Republicans and Democrats alike claim their conventions provide a big economic boost to their host cities. What's the evidence say?
It's increased global economic volatility that will cause the most uncertainty, rather than the election result.