November 8, 2023
Between 1990 and 2007, China’s productivity grew at 4.5% on average per year. Since 2007, it has stalled at just about 1% per year.
October 9, 2023
There is rising interest in reforming the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Agreeing on what needs to be done and pushing it through is not easy.
October 8, 2023
A discussion with Binyamin Applebaum, Larry Edelman, Scott Horsley, and Heather Long on inflation, housing, the averted government shutdown, the UAW strike, and the Amazon and Google anti-trust cases.
October 2, 2023
Shutdowns end up costing the government more than regular operations and can hurt the economy. There have been over 20 shutdowns in the past 50 years.
May 4, 2021
As the Biden Administration concludes its first 100 days, EconoFact Chats draws on a panel of distinguished economic journalists, Binyamin Appelbaum of the New York Times, Scott Horsley of NPR, Greg Ip of the Wall Street Journal and Heather Long of the Washington Post, to discuss what the administration has achieved, the biggest challenges it faces over the coming year, and, with a closely divided and partisan Congress, the likelihood that the Administration can reach its goals.
August 31, 2020
The census determines how over $500 billion in federal funds are distributed to state and local governments each year.
February 11, 2020
There are technological options and audit strategies that could make voting systems more robust. However the adoption and deployment of these fixes faces challenges.