Latest from Robert J. Samuelson

Debate over wage growth must reflect solid realities, not politically convenient sound bites.

  • Dec 9, 2018

After Tuesday’s dramatic sell-off, here are some key questions and tentative answers.

  • Dec 5, 2018

Presidents have blamed the Fed for decades -- but never before so publicly.

  • Dec 2, 2018

There’s cause for pessimism ahead of a Trump-Xi meeting this week.

  • Nov 28, 2018

Taking a look at more than just the jobless rate, it may have been, according to one economist.

  • Nov 26, 2018

A CBO study found that most Americans had experienced clear-cut income gains since the early 1980s.

  • Nov 18, 2018

Prosperity takes a back seat to today’s hateful partisanship.

  • Nov 11, 2018

Pledges of cooperation on immigration and other issues should be taken with a healthy dose of skepticism.

  • Nov 7, 2018

Politicians want to win, which makes it extremely hard for them to peddle long-term solutions.

  • Nov 4, 2018

Is the economy’s slowdown a reflection of a bad winter or of history?

  • Feb 26, 2014
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