Ylan Q. Mui

ReporterWashington, D.C.


A spotty and inadequate child-care system drives many young parents to drop out of college.

  • Nov 26, 2014

Demonstrators will meet with Fed Chair Janet Yellen this afternoon, armed with a list of demands aimed at prolonging central bank stimulus and increasing public input.

  • Nov 14, 2014

By many measures, veterans are doing better than Americans who haven’t served.

  • Nov 11, 2014

Top central bank officials say the moves are a sign of a stronger recovery -- not a reflection of a Fed out of firepower.

  • Nov 7, 2014

It’s the hawks who are squawking about the labor market, while the doves are fussing over inflation.

  • Nov 6, 2014

Over the course of a 30-year career, mothers outperformed women without children at almost every stage of the game, according to research from the St. Louis Fed.

  • Oct 30, 2014

The Federal Reserve closed a chapter in its long-running stimulus campaign on Wednesday and pivoted to the even bigger challenge of deciding when to raise interest rates after six years of easy money.

  • Oct 29, 2014

The Fed said that the economy is expanding at a “moderate” pace and described recent gains in hiring as “strong.”

  • Oct 29, 2014

Tomorrow, the Fed will likely announce that it is suspending purchases of bonds, the end of a six-year effort to grow the economy.

  • Oct 28, 2014

For the struggling African nation, the viral outbreak has caused a human tragedy — and an economic one.

  • Oct 14, 2014
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Ylan Q. Mui is a financial reporter at The Washington Post covering the Federal Reserve and the economy. Prior to that, she wrote about subprime lending, consumer finance, retail and education. Ylan is a graduate of the Asian American Journalists Association’s Executive Leadership Program and former vice president of the AAJA’s Washington D.C. chapter. She was also an adjunct journalism professor at the University of Maryland. Ylan graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans with a major in communications and a double minor in biology and philosophy.
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