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Jared Bernstein, a former chief economist to Vice President Joe Biden, is a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and author of 'The Reconnection Agenda: Reuniting Growth and Prosperity'.
There are many discomforting similarities between the U.S. and Turkish presidents.
Someone asked me: Why does productivity matter to wage growth? Here's my answer.
Here's an economic indicator that's telling us important things about jobs, wages, racial gaps and maybe even the next recession.
There's a toxic interaction between money in politics and economic advice in support of the status quo.
The job market's groovin' but wage growth isn't movin'.
Based on mythical trickle-down effects, the Trump administration is trying to sell yet another windfall tax cut for the wealthy.
Inept leadership can coexist with a growing economy . . . for a while.
The good news: We got strong, above-trend GDP growth last quarter. The bad news: It's still not reaching people's paychecks.
To many, outsourcing U.S. jobs is unfair trade. To others, it's what China does. Tariffs are unlikely to help in either case.
It’s a rare theory that economists can actually prove.