Occupational licenses are now required by various states for more than 1,000 jobs covering three out of every 10 American workers. Is that really necessary?
Rising inflation—provided the increase is modest—might actually be good news for workers who have seen little growth in their paychecks in recent years.
One of the key benefits often cited by supporters of microfinance is that it empowers women. But some critics question the conventional wisdom. A look at some of the issues involved.
There is a flaw in our nation’s current decentralized, state-by-state regulatory approach to air pollution: The wind doesn’t recognize state borders.
Paid search advertising on Yelp can boost interest in small businesses that might otherwise get overlooked by consumers, research shows.
China's failure to deal with mounting economic difficulties may portend increasing destabilization in the region.
Studies show that the impacts of microcredit appear to be fairly modest—helpful, but certainly not the magic bullet solution to global poverty.
Eliminating the Affordable Care Act’s mandate requiring everyone to have health insurance would undermine the concept of risk pooling necessary to make any market-based system work.
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Looking at the facts over more than six decades, the argument that cutting tax rates spurs economic growth seems more like magical thinking than sound economics.