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The US economy likely just entered its longest ever expansion –...

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University The U.S. economy likely surpassed an important milestone last month: Americans are now experiencing the longest economic expansion in the...

May jobs report suggests a slowing economy – and possibly an...

Richard Grossman, Wesleyan University The latest jobs data suggests an interest rate cut may be imminent. The Labor Department reported on June 7 that U.S. nonfarm...

Nixon and Reagan tried closing the border to pressure Mexico –...

Aileen Teague, Brown University Just a week ago, President Donald Trump appeared poised to take the drastic step of closing the U.S.-Mexico border to both...

What’s the economic impact of a government shutdown?

Scott R. Baker, Northwestern University President Donald Trump and Congress are once again on the verge of a partial federal government shutdown. If they fail...

What’s the economic impact of a government shutdown?

Scott R. Baker, Northwestern University President Donald Trump and Congress are once again on the verge of a partial federal government shutdown. If they fail...

Amazon and other ‘superstar’ companies could give all American workers a...

Carolin Schellhorn, St. Joseph's University The latest employment data, released on Oct. 5, point to a persistent economic puzzle: The unemployment rate is the lowest...

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...

Why China can’t meet Trump’s $200 billion trade demand

Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology President Donald Trump has demanded China cut its trade deficit with the U.S. by US$200 billion by 2020...

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Is college worth it? Is this even the right question?

By Josipa Roksa, University of Virginia and Richard Arum, New York University Is a college degree worth it? Yes, on average, college graduates fare much...