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Oil: why higher prices will complicate the energy transition

Jorge Guira, University of Reading The oil price is on a rollercoaster. Having crashed into negative territory just last...

Janet Yellen confirmed as first female US Treasury secretary – here’s...

Rachel Kyte, Tufts University The Senate voted 84-15 to confirm economist Janet Yellen as U.S. Treasury secretary on Jan....

Changing the Federal Reserve mandate could provide a down payment to...

William M. Rodgers III, Rutgers University The job of slicing up the economic pie in the U.S. has traditionally fallen to Congress, with the Federal...

Americans’ deepening financial stress will make the coronavirus a lot harder...

David Salkever, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Preventing deaths from COVID-19 depends on people who get it seeking treatment – which also allows authorities to...

Inflation is healthy for the economy – but too much can...

Richard S. Warr, North Carolina State University In a healthy economy, prices tend to go up – a process called inflation. While you might not like...

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...

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