Research shows that people who grow up in a bank desert on Native American reservations are more likely to fall behind on credit card and mortgage payments.
By Tony Cookson, The Conversation
The White House wants to nearly double the total federal commitment to provide states with funds for career and technical education – from about US$1.2 billion in the current fiscal year to about $2.1 billion for fiscal 2021.
By Shaun M. Dougherty, The Conversation
Research suggests the U.S. could begin to rein in its yawning wealth gap by vigorously cracking down on anti-competitive behavior in the marketplace.
By Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, The Conversation
Powell said the Fed is monitoring developments stemming from the coronavirus, which he said "could lead to disruptions in China that spill over to the rest of the global economy."…
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
By Steven Pressman, The Conversation
Here is a brief look at the tax plans of the top eight candidates in the polls and what economists think about them.
By Lydia Cox, Katheryn Russ, Econofact
So far, the job losses created by putting these steel-using industries at risk appear to be substantial, and well in excess of any jobs that may have emerged in the steel-production industry as a result of the tariffs.
By Gretchen Frazee
Analyses of past elections show that an improving economy gives incumbent presidents like Trump a distinct advantage.
By Paul Solman
Economist Robert Frank studies peer pressure and how its power can be leveraged for good. In his new book, “Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work,” Frank explains the idea of “behavioral contagion,” which he says can drive people…
By Gretchen Frazee
International health experts say they are doing everything they can, in partnership with China, to contain the virus. Whether they are successful over the coming days and weeks could determine whether the virus ends up being relatively minor hit or…
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