·November 25, 2018
Harvard University and George Washington University and The Hamilton Project, Brookings Institution
Excerpt from webinar with Karen Dynan (Harvard University), Jay Shambaugh (George Washington University, and The Hamilton Project at The Brookings Institution), and Eduardo Porter (New York Times), October 23, 2018. A collaboration between EconoFact and The Hamilton Project, Brookings.
·May 14, 2018
Boston University and Dartmouth College
Politicians often take credit
for a rise in the stock market, which is viewed as an indicator of a robust economy. But politics has a much more limited effect
on the overall economy than on particular industries
, or even particular companies
, whose fortunes rise or fall with changes in tax, trade or ...
·April 2, 2017
Is the unemployment rate published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics a good gauge of the state of the labor market? The credibility of economic data produced by government statistical agencies increasingly has been called into question. Before becoming president, Donald Trump repeatedly criticized