You may have heard about the "Cadillac tax" health insurance thing. What is it, and what are the arguments in favor of and against this tax?
Deficit spending is a good thing in a country with a sovereign currency.
With the current vacancies on the board, President Obama has an opportunity to make the Fed more democratic, in a way that would be both economically transformative and politically popular.
On at least one front, the Affordable Care Act is beating expectations: its cost.
The top 10 percent of earners took more than half of the country’s total income in 2012, the highest level recorded ever.
Despite being proved completely wrong about the effect of deficit reduction on the GDP, austerity's paid pitchmen are still hawking their crappy wares.
I've noticed a very dangerous trend on network and cable TV news. Have you noticed that does the Beltway media never puts on an economist who disagrees with their deficit fetish? Do economists have to fill out a form that declares what side of
Mitt Romney is going to have some unwanted company on his upcoming bus tour across several swing states...
New Campaign For A Robin Hood Tax On Wall Street Launches Today With Celebrities, Economists And Activists
Today, actor Mark Ruffalo, star of the current movie "The Avengers," released a video calling on Americans to join the campaign. He was joined in the video by Coldplay's Chris Martin and Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello. The video,
The economists concluded in a paper published this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research that an increase of 100 foreclosures corresponded to a 7.2% rise in emergency room visits and hospitalizations for hypertension, and an 8.1% increase for diabetes, among people aged 20 to 49.
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