Early Edition Review offers new economic perspectives for the global economy.
The Great Recession lowered top incomes by 4%, median incomes by 9%, and bottom incomes by 20%—due to this group’s higher long-term unemployment.
Despite recent changes, trade barriers have been falling. Which countries and industries have led the way?
E-money can provide privacy, which can be economically beneficial. Should central banks provide it or just regulate it?
Get the basics on higher education—including college loans.
From Economic Synopses: Get a handle on how economists measure the economy’s potential.
Economic Synopses digs deeper into the wage gap.
Economic Synopses looks at differences in teacher pay across the U.S.
From Economic Synopses: During the Great Recession, most government support was aimed at stabilizing the financial sector.
Economic Synopses compares assumptions and actual data on firm behavior during the Great Recession.