Economics isn't just about money – it offers ways to tackle many of our problems. But economists lack diversity, and that limits how they see the world and the solutions they offer.
The underlying problem with Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum isn't Trump. It's the increasing willingness by the U.S. to impose its will on its neighbours amid rising economic nationalism.
The May jobs report showed that US unemployment is at about a 50-year low. That's not how it feels to many men who've never been to college.
Under some circumstances, people may feel wealthier than they actually are and this makes them psychologically more prone to increase their spending, as well as their borrowing.
Even if policies could be found to bind new immigrants to regional areas, workers' movements would continue to weaken the long-run impact on regional populations and economies.
We modelled a number of scenarios showing all increases in US or Chinese trade protection would cause international trade, and the global economy more generally, to shrink.
Despite the government spruiking its tax relief for Australians in this year's budget, many women will not benefit from the tax plan.
A stint teaching university students in Lithuania leaves a longtime economics professor optimistic about the future of Eastern Europe as it continues its transition to a free-market economy.
If you're going to drive badly in Italy, do it towards the end of the local mayor's term in office.
All you need to know about the 2018-19 federal budget in our simple at-a-glance graphic.
Marx's spectre still haunts everything from economics to politics to literature. Here's where to start if you want to know more.
We looked at ten countries in East Africa and found poverty and politics were much more important drivers of conflict and displacement than climate change.
Nailed to the door of the London School of Economics, the ‘33 Theses’ offer a long overdue challenge to economics dogma. But there are omissions as well.
As the governor of China's central bank oversees the stability of the world’s second largest economy, this leadership change is one the global economy is watching closely.
Economists try to create and use maps to navigate the world of human choices. But in some ways, these maps are limited.
South Korea's lofty vision of transforming the region into a winter sports hub may be pipe dream.
Research on the impact of corporate tax cuts reaches different conclusions, depending on the time and place it looks at.
The Retail Prices Index (RPI) is responsible for rising rail fares and student loan repayments.
Hundreds of thousands of migrants have come through Australia's skilled migrant program. But we are wasting many of their skills.
Population growth for growth’s sake (as a proxy for economic growth), without consideration for the demands this creates might actually compromise Tasmania's economy.