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Vaccine passports may be on the way – but are they...

Yara M. Asi, University of Central Florida After a year of canceled concerts, closed-door sporting events and restricted air...

Poorest Americans drink a lot more sugary drinks than the richest...

Patricia Smith, University of Michigan and Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University Many countries such as the U.K. and Mexico and a handful of U.S. cities...

How the T-Mobile-Sprint merger will increase inequality

Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology A federal judge gave his blessing to the US$26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint on Feb. 11,...

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...

Social Security helped slash elderly poverty to 9.2 percent in the...

David W. Rasmussen, Florida State University In 1959, more than a third of all elderly Americans lived in poverty. Slashing that number to under 10...

Small business owners are getting a new incentive to sell to...

Joseph Blasi, Rutgers University and Douglas L. Kruse, Rutgers University The federal government just made it a lot easier to form an employee-owned business. In...

How rich are the rich? If only you knew

Gil B. Manzon Jr., Boston College “If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets.” Actor and comedian...

For richer or poorer: 4 economists ponder what 2018 has in...

Greg Wright, University of California, Merced; Christos Makridis, Stanford University; Patricia Smith, University of Michigan, and William Hauk, University of South Carolina Editor’s note: We...

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Almost every brand of tuna on supermarket shelves shows why modern...

Kate Nicholl, University of Melbourne; Miriam Wilhelm, University of Groningen, and Vikram Bhakoo, University of Melbourne What is the chance the last tin of tuna...