Latest from Andrew Van Dam

Expectations for future growth in earnings, home values and stock portfolios surged after the election. New data show they've fallen back to earth.

  • Dec 11, 2018

Apple’s prices are outpacing not only inflation but also other gadget makers. Yet would switching be worth the cost?

  • Dec 6, 2018

Now that Orange County’s blue, what do many of California’s remaining GOP enclaves have in common? Hint: think Grapes of Wrath

  • Dec 4, 2018

The president's beef with the Federal Reserve may have a silver lining for the most vulnerable Americans

  • Nov 29, 2018

The president says on Twitter that he intends to investigate an end to federal subsidies for the firm if the layoffs go forward.

  • Nov 27, 2018

A recent wave of inventors has had as much influence as Edison, Bell and Tesla, but we appear to be on the downslope of the record-breaking innovation boom they spurred. What does that signal about future economic growth?

  • Nov 27, 2018

Amazon's decision to split its second headquarters between New York and D.C. has fueled fears that America's biggest cities are experiencing too much winning. The Senate and electoral college tell a different story.

  • Nov 16, 2018

An MIT Sloan Ph.D. candidate discovered what turned skilled hobbyists into entrepreneurs.

  • Nov 14, 2018

Economists are now finding that one-time investments in education and training can pay off for centuries.

  • Nov 9, 2018

The most controversial element of a front-page story on a truck-driver shortage wasn't the shortage itself, but the anecdote of an 87-year-old aspiring truck driver. How common is his story? We looked at the data.

  • Jul 5, 2018
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