In this interview, he explores the work of Thomas Piketty and the need for the field of economics -- and the country -- to come to terms with the growing gulf between haves and have-nots.
Dreaming of a white Christmas? Keep dreaming. For most Americans, chances aren't great for Christmastime snow.
Let's assume you're traveling at a set speed on a very, very long road, but one that does have an end. Assuming nothing else changes, you will eventually get to the end of the road. At that point, there is nowhere else to go.
We need to prepare our people and our businesses to prosper in a world where businesses have more choices than ever before about where to hire and where computers are increasingly doing the work of laborers.
By Catherine Singley Harvey, Program Manager, Economic and Employment Policy Project, National Council of La Raza Kenneth Blackwell's op-ed on the ec...
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Today, as our growing economy stresses the ecosystems that make human life and wealth possible, CEOs must manage what I have termed the physical dimensions of sustainability.
It's been seven years since the housing bubble burst and foreclosures skyrocketed, but in 2015 we'll see the end of that era. Already this year has seen a major improvement in the composition of sales--that is, there are fewer foreclosures and short sales in the mix.
Prices might be rising more slowly in millennials' favorite metros. But affordability is nonetheless a big challenge in those markets.
We commissioned Ipsos Public Affairs to poll 1,500 senior executives and business decision-makes across the United States and Europe about the role of data analytics in their companies. We found a number of things that were surprising.
Markets are not perfectly predicted by these analyses, and they are always subject to vagaries of market psychology. But let's not be surprised when market prophets do poorly -- after all, they are betting against a (nearly) random walk.
The holiday season is in full swing, and for many Americans that means just one thing: shopping. But in a difficult economy, can the public afford its annual spending spree?
I can't accept that the major problem with our corporate tax code is that corporations need more help. I can't accept that the owners are taking home more and more while the workers take home less and less, even as they grow ever more productive on the job.
Climate action is economically good and patriotic: clean energy is becoming as cheap as, and less economically volatile than, fossil fuels, and builds US energy independence.
Market Watch columnist Brett Arends wrote that China has surpassed America as the number one economy, a move he claims may lead to a collapse of U.S. political and military hegemony. But does China truly have the strongest economy in the world?
Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that our economy added 321,000 jobs in November. That's 57 consecutive months we've added jobs -- the longest employment growth streak since America started keeping track.