West Australian voters need convincing that the Coalition will be better than Labor at managing the economy. Meanwhile, the Queensland seat of Dickson has already descended into personality politics.
In economics classes, relentless growth is an unquestioned dogma. Yet this same economic growth is rapidly ripping apart the ecological foundations of our world.
Two management experts devised a new way to predict whether your job is likely to get stolen by a robot – and what you can do about it.
A quarter-century ago, more than 100 nations agreed to engage in freer trade with one another and signed the declaration that established the World Trade Organization.
Reparations has emerged as a hot topic among Democratic candidates hoping to replace Trump in 2020. But until now, the issue has only rarely received national attention.
Humankind already has the knowledge to make sustainable and socially just ways of living on this planet possible. But new types of design and economics are needed for anything to change.
When President Trump declared the US full, little did he know he was wading into a centuries-old economic debate.
There's a move to have economists acredited, like dentists. But it doesn't have much support yet.
Many diets make the case that eating certain types of foods will improve your health while redeeming our society and saving the planet.
Democrats such as Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Markey are proposing an ambitious decarbonization plan that critics are calling unaffordable. A green economist explains how the US could pay for it.
At the moment, fuel taxes pay for most of the maintenance of US roads, bridges and highways. What happens when the majority of cars no longer run on gasoline?
For economics to play a more helpful, critical role, it must abandon blind faith in the free market and embrace the social, historical, and environmental context in which economics actually happens.
The Finnish experiment will only fuel further debate on whether or not universal basic income is a good idea.
With ExxonMobil set to begin oil production in Guyana next year, this tiny South American country will soon become unthinkably rich. But neighboring Venezuela shows how an oil boom can go bust.
China has reneged on past promises it has made to the US. With the deadline for a deal fast approaching, the solution may lie in learning from a global organization the president hates: the WTO.
Although US debt may be at eye-popping levels, an economist explains why it shouldn't keep you up at night.
The government collects reams of economic data that are vital to the functioning of companies, policymakers and even families.
The index fund revolutionized investing for millions. Its founder died on Jan. 16.
The Trump administration is preparing to shift billions in veterans' health care spending to private providers. Research suggests privatizing essential services comes with a social cost.
Pauline Hanson's idea to reduce cane toad numbers is fundamentally flawed, both in economic theory and in practice.