Latest from Jared Bernstein
When families desperately need help, President Trump’s mortgage regulator decided to take cash out of their pockets.
  • Aug 14, 2020
The goal of this administration has never been to solve problems. It has been to use its prodigious reality-bending skills to create the impression that problems are being solved.
  • Aug 10, 2020
We need a federal government that reduces, not amplifies, uncertainty.
  • Aug 6, 2020
There's no silver lining to the failure of governance exposed by the virus. But the fact that it's happening within a few months of an election is exposing highly relevant information.
  • Jul 30, 2020
Senate Republicans are dithering while a critical benefit to the jobless is about to expire.
  • Jul 16, 2020
By embedding racial outcomes in its key assumptions, economics sustains an unjust status quo.
  • Jul 7, 2020
There are various paths out of the crises we face today, but the Keynesian one is the most promising.
  • Jun 23, 2020
The Federal Reserve could make a huge difference in the working lives of African Americans by targeting the black unemployment rate. Here's how.
  • Jun 15, 2020
Because the labor market is still incapable of supporting working families, unemployment insurance needs a further extension. But that's not all it needs.
  • Jun 11, 2020
Here's how Trump plans to try to hide the fact that his response to the virus has been a disaster. We must not let him get away with it.
  • Jun 3, 2020