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By Bill Barrow, Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press
If your immediate reaction to this study was to dismiss it, it is time to admit that your views cannot be swayed by science.
By Jonathan Meer
Why are so many Americans still feeling so financially insecure? Economists Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider followed 235 low- and moderate-income households for a full year to understand why.
By Jonathan Morduch, Rachel Schneider
President Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, in part, by capturing the white working class vote in Rust Belt states like Pennsylvania that previously voted for Democratic candidates. Now, some Democrats are trying to rebuild their base in blue-collar…
By Mori Rothman, Yasmeen Qureshi
The people living in ZIP codes in the top two percentiles include almost all of those who run the nation’s culture, economy and politics.
By Charles Murray
By Paul Solman
What is President-elect Donald Trump's plan for the economy? Economics correspondent Paul Solman sat down with economic historian Adam Tooze to discuss.
By Kristen Doerer
Last week, the Obama administration unveiled new overtime regulations that would double the salary threshold that automatically entitles workers to overtime pay to $47,476.
By Gerald Jaynes
"Mainstream America" is a flawed, dangerous idea.
A handful of ZIP codes illustrate how very differently Minneapolis-St. Paul and the Washington metropolitan area have organized into elite enclaves.
Despite his humble upbringing and latter-day immersion in mainstream America, Charles Murray, too, lives in a bubble.
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