President Trump has been attacking the Federal Reserve for months and recently said he might nominate two political allies to its board. An economist explain what typically happens next.
In economics classes, relentless growth is an unquestioned dogma. Yet this same economic growth is rapidly ripping apart the ecological foundations of our world.
Debt is not that bad if a country uses it to drive growth and development.
The government wants this election to be all about tax. The tax cuts you will get, now and later. And the “higher taxes” that Bill Shorten would impose.
A new study examined how growing numbers of single women in one of the world's most expensive cities are contributing to its gentrification.
The foundational economy has largely been overlooked in public policy but it could provide shelter from the Brexit storm for the UK's deprived regions.
Rwanda is a paradox -- a 'development miracle' and an authoritarian state.
Some are calling the FAA's relationship with Boeing an open-and-shut case of 'regulatory capture.' The reality is more complicated.
Scholars such as Alfred Sauvy, Jean-Pierre Olivier de Sardan and Frantz Fanon wrote in French, but their work greatly contributed to our understanding of democracy and social change in all contexts.
JFK pushed consumer rights to the top of the national agenda in 1962, leading to a raft of new laws offering new protections. But without enforcement, such rights are meaningless.
The original New Deal caused a "great acceleration" in carbon emissions. How will a Green New Deal forge its own legacy?
The rupiah exchange rate will remain stable at around Rp14,000 per US dollar in the near future. There are at least three key reasons supporting this prediction.
If Bill Shorten becomes the next prime minister, his government is likely to be more preoccupied with economic inequality than the Hawke or Keating Labor governments.
It's been 27 years since our last recession. Conditions are ripe for a populist revolt when the next one arrives.
Economic research suggests tax incentives and other corporate subsidies don't have the positive impact they're supposed to.
The likes of AB InBev and MillerCoors have been trying to jump on the craft beer bandwagon by snapping up artisanal breweries. Do consumers care?
The Fed abruptly ended two years of aggressive interest rate hikes, signaling the longest economic expansion on record may be coming to a close.
As Trump prepares to deliver his delayed State of the Union address, here's what four economists had to say about the state of the union.
The government collects reams of economic data that are vital to the functioning of companies, policymakers and even families.
The government has been partially closed since Dec. 22, making it the second-longest shutdown on record. A finance professor who studied the 2013 shutdown explains the economic impact.