At society's margins, people without access to the mainstream job economy are able to carve out lives rich in other resources and community.
A flurry of policy reversals in recent weeks suggests Trump has changed his tune from his populist campaign promises. Has he?
Nothing less than the fate of the global economy lies in the balance as the two strong-willed leaders sit down for their first one-on-one meeting.
Today, the U.S. is leading the robotics revolution. But without timely investment, China will overtake us, and could permanently put Americans out of work.
The Treaty of Rome, which eventually led to the European Union, is turning 60 at a time when many inside and outside Europe are questioning the union's value. For the U.S., much is at stake.
The largest economy on the planet is quickly moving to a protectionist stance in its international trade.
Following through on campaign promises to forcibly evict several million illegal immigrants, Trump has set in motion a plan to deport those with criminal records. But doing so won't come cheap.
The billionaire investor has dumped groceries in favour of tech and airline stocks.
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.