Economy 4.0 - Most Commented


Consumers Protecting Consumers

Oct 29, 2010
Elizabeth Warren is the guiding force behind the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - now under construction in Washington. This week, she shar...
Posted In: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Elizabeth Warren

Banking without the Internet

Oct 28, 2010
Some banks are starting to charge fees if you want a paper statement mailed to you. The alternative? Download and print your own -- that is unless you don't have Internet access. Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio takes a look at the conundrum some people are in.
Posted In: Banks

On the Air: Horse Sense

Oct 28, 2010
Kathy Johnson is a small business person in New Hampshire I got to meet covering my story about the trend toward putting financial services onlin...
Posted In: banking, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, horse sense

Financial Architecture

Oct 27, 2010
Imagine if someone got it into their head to build their own white house
across from the White House near 16th and Pennsylvania in Washington. ...
Posted In: architecture, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, picture this, treasury

Alternative Indicator: The Genuine Progress Index

Oct 26, 2010
There's more to evaluating a country's well-being than merely looking at GDP - that's why the non-profit public policy institute Redefining...
Posted In: alternative indicator, genuine progress index, new numbers

Indicator Bashing

Oct 22, 2010
State Line. (David Brancaccio, 2010)...
Posted In: business, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, Forbes, maine, picture this

About Economy 4.0

Oct 19, 2010
David Brancaccio specializes in telling stories important to our economy and our democracy through the eyes of the real people who live in the...

About Economy 4.0

Oct 19, 2010
Special correspondent David Brancaccio and the Economy 4.0 team cover the economy of the future -- and how to make it work better for more people....

One Economic Boost We Could Live Without

Oct 18, 2010
Here are seven English words that may never have been used in this order before: Thank goodness for the Gulf oil spill. No sane person would ever...
Posted In: david brancaccio, economic indicators, economy 4.0, GDP, Gulf oil spill

The case of the Community Indicators

Oct 15, 2010
You can catch a glimpse into how well our society's doing with standard economic indicators like the Consumer Price Index. But one Colorado community wanted to go beyond the official statistics and get a better sense of what's working and what's not. Marketplace's special correspondent David Brancaccio reports on Community Indicators.
Posted In: Education



About this collection

Special correspondent David Brancaccio and the Economy 4.0 team cover the economy of the future — and how to make it work better for more people. In the wake of the recent crisis, we investigate how the financial regulatory system is (or isn't) being reformed, how that will affect you and how we measure progress. Follow us on Twitter.