Sometime in the middle of the 20th century, economists came to play a much bigger role in shaping public policy in America. It's had far-reaching consequences.
Political leaders tend to favor short-term policies.
An excerpt from Princeton economics professor Alan Blinder's new book, "Advice and Dissent: Why America Suffers When Politics and Economics Collide."
There's an alarming increase in suicides among less-educated Americans, the Brookings Institution reports.
Bill Phelps was surprised — and pleased — by his own data.
Donald Trump has chosen a slate of businessmen as his economic advisers.