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An independent research group at the University of Chicago interviewed 840 Cubans on topics from free speech to diplomatic ties to crime.
By reversing the Medicaid expansion and leaving millions unable to pay for coverage, the bill would be a landmark retreat in American social welfare.
Jeroen Dijsselbloem appears to be on the way out as head of the Eurogroup, the 19 finance ministers from countries that share the euro. He has presided over a tumultuous period.
Autos are emerging as a potential point of contention ahead of President Trump’s meeting with his Chinese counterpart, but the industry sees no easy answers.
Economists traditionally dominate policy making in Washington, but they don’t have all the answers. Sociologists have a lot to teach us.
The move will increase the upward pressure on interest rates that consumers pay, but the immediate effect is likely to be modest.
The Fed seems to believe it has reached a sweet spot after nearly eight years of trying to nurse the economy back to health.
The alternative minimum tax was enacted to make sure high-income earners didn’t avoid a fair share of tax, but many say its effectiveness has eroded.
Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, announced the board’s decision on interest rates.
The Federal Reserve has a history of changing interest rates to better steer the changing dynamic of the American economy. Here are several pivotal moments.
The immediate impact may be slight, but the prospect of three rate increases this year will mean higher loan payments and better returns on savings.
In a time of populist policy making and popular anger, the central bank faces a renewed struggle over its independence.
It was the last state to emerge from the recession, but now its unemployment rate is down and political interest in its Democratic governor is up.
Applying for financial aid got harder at an inopportune time for many students, and federal agencies were slow to explain a problem with a data tool.