Latest from Andrew Van Dam
As black Americans are leading protests against police violence in the United States, a new study shows they pay a disproportionate amount of the property taxes that help fund local police.
  • Jul 2, 2020
Economists worry workers are facing a major setback on pay, and it could be a harbinger of a slow recovery.
  • Jul 1, 2020
When a North Carolina district was redrawn, students who were sent to schools with larger minority populations became — decades later — less likely to register as Republicans.
  • Jun 12, 2020
After three months of stagnation, the Small Business Administration's economic injury disaster loans are moving quickly into small businesses' bank accounts. Here's where the money went.
  • Jun 9, 2020
They've had the worst economic luck in U.S. history. many Millennials will never recover.
  • Jun 5, 2020
Endless economic indicators point to deep (and deepening) black and white inequality in the U.S. — an illustration of a deeply unfair system. In many cases, the divide is still as bad or worse than it was in the 1960s.
  • Jun 4, 2020
Employer-provided retirement plans have been vanishing everywhere since their peak around the year 2000. But in two states, they remain relatively common. We tried to figure out why.
  • May 16, 2020
How North Dakota small businesses secured more Paycheck Protection Program dollars per employee than any other state, with the help of the last bank of its kind.
  • May 15, 2020
Nearly half of laid-off Americans are barely ‘getting by,' new Federal Reserve data shows. Among small businesses, half will be out of cash within a month, new Census reveals.
  • May 14, 2020
The labor market has entered its darkest period since the Great Depression, and many analysts believe it could take years to recover.
  • May 8, 2020