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Economy (page 7)

April 2, 2021 5:30 am

How Infrastructure and Climate Are Linked Issues

Investment in green recovery—as Biden’s new plan proposes—offers both economic and environmental returns.
Joseph Majkut and Carl Pope
March 26, 2021 5:30 am

To Strengthen Democracy, Protect Unions

The high costs of Republicans’ decades-long demonization of organized labor.
Richard North Patterson
March 25, 2021 5:30 am

Nostalgia Is Not an Economic Policy

The vanguards of the left and right both seem intent on trying to recreate the post-war economy. They can’t.
John Gustavsson
March 24, 2021 5:30 am

The High Stakes in the Amazon Union Fight in Alabama

It’s about workplace democracy—and could affect not just the tech giant’s employees but those of other firms.
Richard North Patterson
March 11, 2021 5:30 am

The Urban Workforce Shakeup

Talent migration, COVID, and the end to winner-take-all urbanism.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
March 11, 2021 5:30 am

Take It From a Swede, Forget the ‘Fight for $15’

There are good reasons to have a minimum wage, but the radical $15 per hour proposal could have disastrous knock-on…
John Gustavsson
March 2, 2021 5:30 am

Fix the Workforce System to Aid the Jobs Recovery

Greater flexibility and freedom in the workforce system can improve the post-pandemic employment picture.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
February 26, 2021 5:30 am

The Birth of Bidenomics?

The president wants to do to Ronald Reagan’s governing philosophy what Reagan did to FDR’s.
Richard North Patterson
February 16, 2021 5:30 am

The Unemployment System is Broken. Technology Alone Won’t Fix It.

Time for a top-to-bottom overhaul.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
February 8, 2021 5:35 am

The Costs of Too Much Budget Stimulus

The economy needs fiscal and monetary support—but not more than it can afford.
Desmond Lachman