President Trump downgraded the chair of the Council of Economic Advisers from its perch on the Cabinet. Should we care?
The best way to sell someone a service or product is by speaking their language.
US businesses have benefitted from diversity and immigration has been an important source of this.
Trump's 'America first' rhetoric implies that the internationalism and ‘enlightened self-interest’ that built the postwar order was a big mistake. The evidence and basic economics disagree.
States have been using tax breaks and other incentives like the kind Trump dangled before Carrier for years. There's little evidence they work, and in fact they may lead to widening inequality.
Research suggests paying small businesses just a couple of weeks faster can help them become more profitable, hire more workers and grow more quickly.
The current US economic expansion is nearly the third-longest since the 1850s, making a recession likely in 2017. It's time to get ready.
Donald Trump looks like he's gearing up for a trade war with China that has been years in the making.
The Fed faces a tough choice on how fast to raise rates in 2017, and Donald Trump may find that it may spoil some of his plans.
Many observers argue the Fed's wrong to raise rates so soon. Here's why they're wrong.
America's coal heartland is delighted with Donald Trump's election win. But like King Canute, he can't turn back the tide of the global market push away from coal and towards renewables.
Many US voters appear to believe that deporting illegal immigrants would boost job opportunities and wages for US workers. But economic modelling suggests different conclusions.
Donald Trump doesn't represent as much uncertainty for markets as you might think.
Four of our economic scholars weigh in on Trump's legislative agenda, healing the divide, uncertainty and something known as the 'presidential puzzle.'
Leading Australian academics respond to Donald Trump’s victory, and look ahead to what kind of president he might be. Much…
Global markets are spooked - and with good reason.
Research suggests their initial reaction may portend how they will perform in the coming months and even years.
Looking back over past US elections you can see how the terms of the economic debate have varied – as the solutions to past crises have set the groundwork for renewed instability.
Although the economy added jobs for a 72nd month – the longest streak since WWII – growth remains sluggish. Two economists argue it's up to lawmakers and the next president to pick up the slack.
Trump's economic "plan" has a good chance of sending the US economy back to the Fred Flintstone era.