The American economy is managing to avoid the disabled list this year, despite the risks from higher taxes, lower government spending, and economic weakness around the globe.
Austerity supporters have responded to the Reinhart/Rogoff fallout with a “keep calm and carry on” demeanor, argued that the real problem is uncertainty, or countered that we’re still measuring the wrong thing.
An online sales tax could allow states to tax financial transcations
New evidence has emerged questioning the theory that countries with higher debt levels tend to grow more slowly than those with little debt.
When President Obama unveiled his budget last Wednesday, it rekindled a debate over taxation of the private equity industry…
Ed DeMarco, the man in charge of housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, is in hot water.
Amid the budget battles, a conversation on the future of housing policy in America
Taxes are the one of the best tools to convince citizens and governments of the benefits of a well-regulated marijuana industry. But the marijuana industry in America — in all its various stages of legality — is large and …
Sen. Elizabeth Warren poses a puzzling question: Why are the majority of the nation’s big banks trading below book value?
Is immigration a drain on the welfare state? Does immigration help the economy grow? Does immigration reduce wages for native-born Americans? Christopher Matthews examines the big questions concerning the economics of immigration.