Catherine Rampell

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


As the nation ages, support for the younger, more racially and ethnically diverse, generation, is waning.

  • Mar 26, 2015

Fear and “tax morale,” the intrinsic motivation for people to honestly pay what they owe.

  • Mar 24, 2015

Many people don’t like the Internal Revenue Service, but it performs a necessary function.

  • Mar 23, 2015

A poll says Republican voters support anti-tax pledges but acknowledge they might not be realistic.

  • Mar 19, 2015

  • Mar 18, 2015

Having a data profile is inevitable, a techie says, so being able to correct that profile is crucial.

  • Mar 17, 2015

Tech-phobic senators should join the 21st century if they want younger constituents’ votes.

  • Mar 12, 2015

Curt Schilling used the Web to out the people who trolled his daughter; most of us can’t do that, though.

  • Mar 9, 2015

New Jersey’s governor opted to settle a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil rather than to fight for billions down the line.

  • Mar 5, 2015

Being a bad corporate citizen has damaged the fast-food giant.

  • Mar 2, 2015
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Catherine Rampell is an opinion columnist at The Washington Post. She previously worked as a reporter for The New York Times, covering economics and launching the award-winning Economix blog. She also wrote theater reviews for The Times. Catherine frequently writes about the job market, women in the workforce, housing, taxes, health care, education, and various other topics, with an emphasis on data-driven journalism. Before that, she worked at The Washington Post as an intern and editorial writer, The Chronicle of Higher Education, NPR, The Village Voice, USA Today, NBC and other news outlets. Catherine has received the Weidenbaum Center Award for Evidence-Based Journalism and is a Gerald Loeb Award finalist. She grew up in South Florida (the New York part) and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University.
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