Matthew Kahn, guest blogger and author of the new book Climatopolis, responds to reviewer Ed Glaeser.
Minimum wage discussions highlight the contrast between conventional wisdom and the economic way of thinking.
Venture capital firms are failing at a higher rate than banks, but with no need for a government-led bailout.
Real GDP is at its highest levels since 2008, according to a new report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Job training can offer a modest boost to income, on average, two studies show. But job training does not guarantee a job, especially in a weak economy.
Stimulus programs only worked as long as the money poured in. When the tide of cash rolled back out, the sand castles had melted away.
In the cut-throat world of startups, how you sell yourself and your concept can mean the difference between funding and failure.
Warren Buffett, the world's newest octogenarian billionaire, has been beating the stock market for decades. But in the difficult 2000s, the legendary investor has really shined.
Turn off the TV, devote a couple hours each night, and soon your big project will be launched. Here are 11 big projects you could tackle.
The tax-reform panel provides useful budget-cutting hints, but Obama never allowed it to tackle the really big issues.
A reader asks if it's unethical to charge interest on a loan to parents.
'The Art of Barter' is good encouragement for people who want to go out and barter goods and services.
Social Security reform can be designed so that no one sees benefits cut, but the rate of growth in their benefits would be slowed.
GDP report revised US growth downward, but all sectors of demand are still growing – barely.
Starting college means starting a journey, not just finding a major.
Three spending bills this fall will determine whether Congress is really serious about cutting the budget.
The Republicans keep blaming the economy on the government, while the Democrats are sitting on the truth: Wall Street got us here, and big business is keeping us here.
If double-dip recession depends on yield spreads, the US should be able to avoid it. Unless...