A business theory helped put profits for shareholders ahead of other corporate interests.
FRED, a popular government website, started tracking 30 kinds of data in 1991. Now it tracks 800,000.
When we tell you about economic news, we’re always saying things like "numbers were higher (or lower) than expected." How much, then, should we consider economists’ expectations?
“She was prescient in many ways,” says Nina Banks, editor of a new book on the speeches and writing of Sadie T. M. Alexander.
The short answer is yes, but you should read the long answer too.
Economists are adapting models and using social media to try to capture emerging trends in real time.
According to some economic heavyweights, it's time to get back to words and stories.
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."