Michael A. Fletcher
Reporter

Michael A. Fletcher is a national economics correspondent, writing about unemployment, state and municipal debt and the evolving job market. Previously, he was a White House correspondent, covering both the Obama and Bush administrations. He also has written about education and race relations. Fletcher is co-author of “Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas,” a critically acclaimed biography published by Doubleday in April 2007.  Fletcher was born and raised in New York City where he attended public schools. He is a graduate of Boston University.

 

 

 

Latest by Michael A. Fletcher

Economic impact from new Cuba policy limited for now

Economic impact from new Cuba policy limited for now

Agriculture, telecom and construction could benefit, but the U.S. trade embargo still stands.

Is the American middle class doing better than we think?

Is the American middle class doing better than we think?

A veteran researcher argues that a fuller look at the data offers a more hopeful view.

Lockheed settles suit on 401(k) fees

Excessive fees needlessly eroded the value of the retirement plan, participants charged in a lawsuit.

The racial wealth gap is the worst it’s been in 30 years

The racial wealth gap is the worst it’s been in 30 years

Minorities continued to get poorer long after the economy got better, according to a new analysis by the Pew Research Center.