Oct 10, 2013 The father of microfinance, economist Muhammad Yunus, discusses the future of the microlending industry.
Apr 22, 2013 The U.S. economy will grow by 3 percent this summer, due to a change in the data used to calculate GDP.
Apr 17, 2013 The flurry of budget deficit reduction talks we've heard in the past three years was based on faulty research--an Excel spreadsheet mistake.
Apr 16, 2013 A computer glitch and an Excel mistake each made today's news.
Apr 16, 2013 Raj Chetty just won the John Bates Clark Medal for economists under the age of 40. We walk with him through one of his experiments that shed light on how people make economic decisions.
Feb 15, 2013 An economics professor at Yale has found the way a speaker uses the future tense can affect their likelihood of saving.
Oct 15, 2012 Stanford economist Alvin Roth shares this year's Nobel Prize for Economics for his work designing and creating markets where there were none.
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Oct 15, 2012 This year's Nobel Prize in economics goes to a pair of researchers who've worked in the field of matching people to the things they want, in markets like health care and employment.
Oct 15, 2012 It's best known as the Nobel Prize for Economics, but the official name of the award handed out today for the 44th time is The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. A list of past winners.