Jared Bernstein

06/23/2016 - 9:39pm

    One of more vexing questions about Thursday's Brexit vote is, "Why is it occurring?"

    If Prime Minister David Cameron is so convinced that Britain exiting the European Union would be such a tremendous existential mistake, why was he the one who...

06/06/2016 - 1:00pm

    Yeah. . .okay. . .that was a really disappointing jobs report that came out Friday morning. The question is, what are we going to do about it?

    Expectations, which are typically just a rear-view mirror...

05/21/2016 - 4:00pm

    The Obama administration's new overtime rule was finalized Tuesday night, and it will go into effect in the nation's workplaces on Dec. 1 of this year. I'll get to the details in a moment, but this update of a vital labor standard is a great advance for...

05/14/2016 - 7:00am

    Here are some facts:

    -- The commonwealth of Puerto Rico cannot pay its debt of more than $70 billion. The government has already defaulted on several payments.

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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...

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...

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