The jobs report in six charts

Life's too short to read jobs reports in full. So follow along as we break down December's report in six easy pieces.

By Dylan Matthews January 4, 2013

A closer look at the pay gap, in charts

Women are doing a lot better than they were a half century ago. But men's economic privilege has been dented rather than eroded.

By Dylan Matthews September 30, 2012

Corporations are saving more and paying less

The University of Chicago's Loukas Karabarbounis and Brent Neiman have an interesting new working paper documenting how corporations have used their money from 1975 to 2007. The short version: corporations started saving more of their income, and paying less of it out in wages.

By Dylan Matthews July 27, 2012