Latest from Jared Bernstein

There are many discomforting similarities between the U.S. and Turkish presidents.

  • Aug 20, 2018

Someone asked me: Why does productivity matter to wage growth? Here's my answer.

  • Aug 14, 2018

Here's an economic indicator that's telling us important things about jobs, wages, racial gaps and maybe even the next recession.

  • Aug 8, 2018

There's a toxic interaction between money in politics and economic advice in support of the status quo.

  • Aug 6, 2018

The job market's groovin' but wage growth isn't movin'.

  • Aug 3, 2018

Based on mythical trickle-down effects, the Trump administration is trying to sell yet another windfall tax cut for the wealthy.

  • Aug 1, 2018

Inept leadership can coexist with a growing economy . . . for a while.

  • Jul 30, 2018

The good news: We got strong, above-trend GDP growth last quarter. The bad news: It's still not reaching people's paychecks.

  • Jul 27, 2018

To many, outsourcing U.S. jobs is unfair trade. To others, it's what China does. Tariffs are unlikely to help in either case.

  • Jul 25, 2018

It’s a rare theory that economists can actually prove.

  • Feb 26, 2016
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