An economics risk analysis offers some insight into the modern anti-vaxx movement.
An economist explains why the US and Chinese governments are most likely to dig in their heels rather than find a compromise to end the costly trade conflict.
Just as America's highways, sewage systems and water pipes need fixing, so does the growing gap between rich and poor. Trump and the Democrats could use that money to address both.
Countries around the world are taking society's happiness and well-being into account when formulating policy. So, why is Australia so focused on economics as the sole marker of progress?
The drumbeat of data breaches and the growing problem of identity theft disproportionately harm low-income Americans.
Companies often go out of their way to avoid clearly explaining actions like firing people or informing investors and others of bad news.
President Trump has been attacking the Federal Reserve for months and appears intent on nominating political allies to its board. An economist explain what typically happens next.
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.