If a trade dispute is cast as a national security issue — and there can easily be a lot of overlap — a president or a country can gain a lot of legal leeway.
Even after conflicts around tariffs and other policies, the fundamental economic tensions between the U.S. and China are alive and well.
The picks for the Council of Economic Advisers are a diverse group. If confirmed, Cecilia Rouse will be the first Black woman to lead the council.
Comprehensive policy is crucial in solving the student debt crisis, experts say, but $10,000 of debt forgiveness could actually do a lot to help the people who need it most right now.
A new report from the Brookings Institution says counties where the majority of voters supported President-elect Joe Biden are responsible for a much larger share of economic activity than those that supported President Trump.
"I think Mr. Biden is less strident than Mr. Trump is. But Mr. Biden won't lay off a lot.," says Erik Gordon of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.
One immunization expert says the Biden team should be talking to state leaders about what they'll need to roll out vaccines.
Companies large and small are getting ready for changes in trade, taxes and health care policy.
Biden's COVID task force is expected to tackle funding for state and local governments, as well as schools and small businesses.