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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...

Trump’s $60 billion in China tariffs will create more problems than...

William Hauk, University of South Carolina After spending seven months investigating whether China is engaged in unfair trade practices, the Trump administration announced March 22...

Recent stock market sell-off foreshadows a new Great Recession

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University and Robert H. Scott III, Monmouth University In early February, concerns about inflation and rising interest rates sent global financial...

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How to save California’s precious groundwater, the ‘dark matter’ of our...

Graham Fogg, University of California, Davis As California suffers its fourth year of drought, much of the attention is focused on the state’s groundwater –...