Jared Bernstein

04/15/2016 - 9:00am

    The current campaign is in no small part fueled by an anti-establishment fervor born of deep dissatisfaction with established Washington politics and the failure of policymakers to address the real economic concerns of the broad middle class. On the right, majorities have soured on tax cuts for the rich and "free...

04/11/2016 - 8:00pm

    Earlier this week, the Obama administration put in place new rules - ones with pretty sharp teeth - to block tax inversions, where companies move their "tax residence" to a low-tax country.

    I know...

04/02/2016 - 7:00pm

    We can argue all day about the role of government in our economy, but there are two areas where that role is widely agreed to be essential: education and public infrastructure. Well, there's a great way to roll those roles together: a deep investment in the quality...

03/10/2016 - 12:00am

    Allow me to pose a study of stark contrasts: today's politics and today's job market.

    To say the former is "a mess" only betrays my lack of eloquence combined with the fact that this is a...

02/14/2016 - 7:00am

    Here's what budget expert Stan Collender said about President Barack Obama's new 2017 budget:

    "This is a lame duck's budget being sent to a hostile Congress controlled by an opposition party...

01/22/2016 - 7:00am

    When they're running for president, health care politics apparently makes Democratic candidates say strange things. Remember back in 2008 when candidates Obama and Hillary Clinton were fighting over mandates?:

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