Jared Bernstein

09/07/2016 - 8:00am

    The big question mark about Friday's jobs report was (and still is): Will they or won't they?

    The nation's payroll rose by 151,000 jobs on net last month and the unemployment rate held steady at a low 4.9 percent. Once the Federal Reserve plugs...

08/24/2016 - 11:00am

    The Question: How should the next president address wealth inequality?

 

    Over the final few months of the election, The Post will be asking policy experts...

08/20/2016 - 8:00pm

    For all his anti-establishment posturing, Donald Trump's tax plans are standard Republican fare: big tax cuts that favor the wealthy by lowering top marginal rates (on individual, corporate, and pass-through income) and eliminating the estate tax.

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08/16/2016 - 4:00pm

    What happens when a study shows that a minimum-wage increase is simply having its intended effect? When it's found to raise the pay of low-wage workers without causing much in the way of the job displacements that critics rail about? Unfortunately, one thing that...

08/09/2016 - 2:00pm

    Mark Zandi is one of my favorite fellow economists. It's not just that he thinks about all the economy's moving parts; it's that he's able to discuss them with great clarity. We met for coffee the other day and spoke about current events.

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08/01/2016 - 10:00am

    Well, the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia hasn't exactly opened with the show of unity organizers hoped for, as some of Bernie Sanders's delegates loudly expressed disappointment with both the primary process and nominee Hillary Clinton....

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