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.
Mar 13, 2013 The European Union, and the euro -- for all its faults -- has been credited with keeping the continent relatively peaceful of late. And European peace is the subject of our quiz this morning.
Dec 10, 2012 The European Union has been awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The $1.2 million award has been welcomed by EU leaders, but some say the EU should not have received it.
Dec 5, 2012 The Nobel Foundation's investments haven't done well, forcing the foundation to cut the size of its cash awards. Now it's increasing investments in hedge funds.
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.