Aug 23, 2012 New data from Gallup shows that 25 percent of Mississippi residents have struggled to feed their families at some point over the last 12 months. On average, 18 percent of respondents in the U.S. say they've lacked money for food at least once recently.
Aug 17, 2012 Marketplace's Sylvester Monroe visits his childhood home -- a demolished public housing project in Chicago -- to see who made it out and who's moving up the economic ladder.
Elizabeth Wynne Johnson
Aug 10, 2012 "Hispanic" would be an option for race, but some worry the change could have financial consequences.
Aug 7, 2012 A new review from the Annie E. Casey Foundation says the number of children living in homes where neither parent has full-time year-round work has jumped sharply after the recession.
Aug 3, 2012 Thousands of Syrian refugees continue to flood border communities in Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan. Both government and non-government aid organizations are scrambling to accommodate them.
Aug 2, 2012 Immigration and the migration of retirees are key factors in the growing trend of urban economic segregation.
Jul 30, 2012 Former Treasury Secretary and top economic advisor to President Barack Obama Lawrence Summers talks about education and income inequality in the U.S., and the state of the world economy.
Jul 31, 2012 Arthur Brooks, the president of the American Enterprise Institute, argues that raising taxes won't help the poor and that the free market is the way to bring people out of poverty.
Jul 26, 2012 The father of supply-side economics explains why he's against raising taxes on the rich, and the problems with being so against income inequality.
Jul 9, 2012 A new study from Pew's economic mobility project finds that only about one third of Americans have achieved a better economic position than their parents.