The recovery looks like it might finally be picking up speed after it added 288,000 jobs in June.
The economy's potential output has fallen, in large part, because of too little stimulus.
There's a movement to ditch the most common measure of economic growth.
By Sean McElwee and Lew Daly
Decades of research confirm: democracy is good for economic growth
Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" sits atop Amazon.com's list and is sold out on the site.
The British TV drama is paying homage to economic forces that apply just as neatly to the 21st century world.
All the volatile economic news was a test of the Fed's conviction in its decision to pull back and its optimistic forecast for the recovery.
By Ylan Q. Mui
The growth of female economics PhDs has stagnated in recent years -- and single ladies earn more than married ones.
I'm dreaming of an economically efficient Christmas.
By Ezra Klein
December 25, 2013
Reversing the order in which introductory econ classes are taught today might be the easiest way to respond to the crisis in undergraduate education.
By Mike Konczal
November 30, 2013
Here's what a Mickey Mouse earnings report teaches about the economics of media.
By Neil Irwin
November 8, 2013
The U.S. is planning to destroy six tons of confiscated ivory to deter poachers. Some economists worry it could have the exact opposite effect.
A new study finds the famous 2009 vehicle trade-in program created some jobs and cut carbon emissions — but at a remarkably high cost.
Many of the districts in favor of the shutdown also have higher unemployment.
By Jim Tankersley
October 29, 2013
Some futurists predict that computers will push the unemployment rate up to close to 100 percent. Here's why they're wrong.
The Deep South, as well as New York and California, saw the fastest growth in income inequality over time.
Coase argued transaction costs were essential for understanding economics. Many people claim he said the opposite.
The Nobel-Prize winning economist died yesterday at age 102. His work is impossible to summarize adequately, but here are five pieces to get you started.
By Dylan Matthews
September 3, 2013
"The bids that make economic sense are the bids that have no chance of winning. And the bid that will end up winning won't make economic sense."
The IGM Economic Experts Panel is a great source of data on what economists do and don't agree on. But thanks to a cool new app, it's also a way for you to identify your new favorite economist. Hooray!
By Dylan Matthews
August 20, 2013