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How a government shutdown affects the economy

Scott R. Baker, Northwestern University Parts of the federal government have been closed since midnight on Dec. 22, making it the second-longest shutdown on record....

Hiring highly educated immigrants leads to more innovation and better products

Gaurav Khanna, University of California San Diego and Munseob Lee, University of California San Diego Much of the current debate over immigration is about what...

Why the unemployment rate will never get to zero percent –...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University The U.S. Labor Department continues to release wonderful news for U.S. workers. Just this week, on Sept. 20, the agency said...

#MeToo movement finds an unlikely champion in Wall Street with the...

Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon If you were worried that the #MeToo movement might fade away, fear not. It has been carved into one...

How Trump’s trade war affects working-class Americans

Jeffrey Kucik, University of Arizona President Donald Trump justifies tariffs on imports by arguing that “unfair trade policies” have harmed American workers. This has led...

Why the war on poverty in the US isn’t over, in...

Robert L. Fischer, Case Western Reserve University On July 12, President Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers concluded that America’s long-running war on poverty “is largely...

Students need IT skills to compete in the new economy

Christos A. Makridis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology By 2026, employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13 percent over what it...

What is full employment? An economist explains the latest jobs data

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University The latest jobs report has gotten a lot of analysts, policymakers and talking heads once again asking whether...

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Is student loan debt really a crisis?

Robert Kelchen, Seton Hall University Americans owed nearly US$1.2 trillion in student loan debt as of March 2015, more than three times the amount of...