Jared Bernstein

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 to weigh in on the critical questions our...

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....

07/16/2016 - 10:00am

    I cannot begin to speak to the many wrenching and challenging emotions and issues raised by the escalation of racial violence and killings. I was deeply moved by the feeling and despair in this reaction to the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile from Lezley...

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