Latest from Jared Bernstein

Throughout our fiscal history, when unemployment was as low as it is today, the budget deficit has been small to non-existent. Now, it's $779 billion.

  • Oct 17, 2018

While Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) worries about businesses, the rest of us worry that inaction will destroy the world.

  • Oct 15, 2018

The stock market is bouncing back today, but Trump's blaming the Federal Reserve for this week's big selloff. He's way off base.

  • Oct 12, 2018

The revelations that Trump lied about his wealth accumulation change nothing...for now. But they shine a potentially powerful, bipartisan path forward.

  • Oct 9, 2018

The Kavanaugh debacle has unleashed righteous anger that goes well beyond the court.

  • Oct 8, 2018

I hope your Friday can handle some cognitive dissonance, because two opposing things are true: social injustice is upon the land, and we're seriously closing in on full employment.

  • Oct 5, 2018

Motivated by tight labor markets and political pressure, the online retail giant does the right thing.

  • Oct 3, 2018

It takes the one-two punch of low unemployment and higher minimum wages to knock out wage stagnation for low-wage workers.

  • Sep 27, 2018

Understanding what's starting to happen in the U.S. economy means recognizing that not all curves are lines.

  • Sep 24, 2018

There's no reason the United States can't have a growing, vibrant union movement.

  • Sep 3, 2018
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