Banking deserts make it harder for children and young adults to become financially literate, which leads to worse credit and a lifetime of disadvantage.
States are increasingly turning to machine learning and algorithms to detect fraud in food stamps, Medicaid and other welfare programs – despite little evidence of actual fraud.
The flu shot is a bargain – and people are more likely to get it if they know that.
In a national survey, transgender individuals had worse employment outcomes, lower incomes and higher rates of poverty than cisgender people.
The T-Mobile-Sprint merger is the latest example of weakened enforcement of antitrust laws, which reduces competition and exacerbates already-record levels of inequality.
As the Fed warns of the risks posed by the new coronavirus, a supply chain expert explains how the outbreak could harm companies and the economy.
In his State of the Union address, Trump said workers are experiencing a boom in wages. The numbers say different.
Stay-at-home parents have a hard time reentering the workforce after spending time away.
Every Democratic presidential candidate plans to raise taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, but they differ in how to get there.
In some ways, many of America's CEOs are like closet socialists whose corporations offer a working model for what a socialist United States could look like.
Americans tend to work even when they're sick, in part because of a lack of paid sick leave.
France agreed to postpone implementing its law to tax US technology giants as negotiators from nearly 140 countries seek agreement on reforms to the international tax system.
Fracking in Pennsylvania has led to disadvantages in state school districts.
Even though the UK is officially out of the EU on Jan. 31, it'll take at least another 11 months of negotiations before its departure is complete.
An economist who has studied new ways to improve measures of gross domestic product explains what GDP is and how it could better reflect an economy and the well-being of its inhabitants.
The backlash has given way to a simmering male anxiety that an innocuous comment could lead to a sexual harassment accusation.
Growing alarms over a 'rudeness epidemic' make it seem like incivility in the workplace is on the rise. The data suggest otherwise.
The World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos put environmental risks at the top of its agenda, while the world's CEOs see overregulation as their biggest threat.
Investment advisers who passed a licensing exam with more ethics questions were one-fourth less likely to engage in misconduct than those with less ethics training, according to a new study.
Companies that want to reduce their environmental footprint need to ensure their entire workforce feels a shared sense of purpose.
As capitalism's image crumbles, many of the world's biggest companies are trying to give it new life by showing it can mean more than just making money.
Hispanic Americans make up just 4.3% of executive positions. They are 17% of the labor force, the largest of any racial minority group.
The dean of the only school of philanthropy sees some good in the attention charity-related scandals are generating.
Employers tend to see 'cyberloafing' as a waste of time, but a new study suggests it serves an important function for workers.
The deal represents a trade war truce but doesn't resolve the underlying tensions that led to the two-year-old conflict.