Oct 11, 2013 The Nobel Committee's decision highlights the Syrian conflict.
Oct 10, 2013 Alice Munro's Nobel Prize for Literature is unusual in that she was a short story writer, rather than a novelist. How did she manage to make a career as a short story writer?
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 21, 2013 11 scientists are $3 million richer than they were earlier this week thanks to the new 'Breakthrough Prize' awarded by Silicon Valley tech titans including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Feb 15, 2013 An economics professor at Yale has found the way a speaker uses the future tense can affect their likelihood of saving.