Economic Winners: Under Trump, Job Market Has Improved More for Clinton Supporters

Economic Winners By JED KOLKO September 5, 2017 Since President Trump took office in January, job growth has continued to be robust, and the unemployment rate has continued to fall. Republicans have become far more confident about the economy since the...

Economic Winners: Under Trump, Job Market Has Improved More for Clinton Supporters

Economic Winners By JED KOLKO September 5, 2017 Since President Trump took office in January, job growth has continued to be robust, and the unemployment rate has continued to fall. Republicans have become far more confident about the economy since the...

News Analysis: Trump Shifts Labor Policy Focus From Worker to Entrepreneur

News Analysis By NOAM SCHEIBER September 3, 2017 Even by the standards of the Trump era, one of the more unusual departures from recent Washington practice came in June, in a case before the Supreme Court involving worker rights. The Trump administration...

Economic Trends: To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now

To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now By NEIL IRWIN September 3, 2017 Marta Ramos, left, is a janitor at Apple headquarters. That’s the same job Gail Evans, right, held at Kodak in the 1980s. Economic...

Economic View: Get Ready for Technological Upheaval by Expecting the Unimagined

September 2, 2017 Economic View By SENDHIL MULLAINATHAN Self-driving vehicles could upend the transportation sector and eliminate a million or more jobs. Algorithms that decode M.R.I.s put a whole medical subfield at risk. And the list of professions and sectors soon...