The decision to hire the former Obama campaign guru underscores how Uber is learning it needs more firepower to conquer local transportation markets.
Republican domination of states may suck the momentum out of the president's minimum wage push.
The percentage of women in the labor force in declining. This is a big problem for the country, but one that we can solve.
Why do so many presidents' second terms fail?
The rich have grown farther apart from the rest of us during the Obama years, but Obama's tax policies and the Affordable Care Act are narrowing inequality to less than it would otherwise be. This is what is important.
Obama taxes have cost the richest Americans an average $80,000. That's how you reduce inequality.
There's some hope for reducing the inequality in death.
A new White House report, prepared by the Council of Economic Advisers, offers fascinating new insights into what might be happening in the job market.
There's a growing skepticism toward Wall Street among both parties.
It turns out that the tea party once had an ideological ally in the fight against Ex-Im bank. His name was Barack Obama.
It's hard to find a scenario where the United States doesn’t raise taxes sometime over the next 10 yeras.
Despite his rhetoric that all Americans deserve paid time off when they have a child, President Obama has no proposal on the table to offer Americans paid family leave.
Geithner's new book offers a glimpse of a family at the center of Washington D.C.'s pressure-cooker.
Timothy Geithner's new book gets some harsh user reviews on Amazon.com.
Why financial crises always feel unfair.
To the extent she runs on the economic strength of the 1990s, Hillary Clinton may have to play defense -- in at least four areas.
The group Third Way says we should tax exports of coal and natural gas, too. And industry will like it.
Jason Furman's favorite graph shows that productivity growth has been reasonably good over the past decade and a half -- and if that continues, we might be in for good economic growth.
A new chart on the duration of unemployment from the White House explains why the unemployment rate remains so high almost five years after the recession ended.
President Obama has made a $10.10 minimum wage the centerpiece of his economic agenda. But that wasn't the case early last year.