May 23, 2014 — The U.K.-based newspaper says the author of Capital in the Twenty-First Century, a treatise on income inequality, may have gotten some of his data wrong.
Mar 6, 2014 — Multiple economists have studied the fast-food industry to answer the question. They've found very different answers.
Oct 14, 2013 — The Royal Swedish Academy honors U.S. professors Eugene F. Fama, Robert J. Shiller, and Lars Peter Hansen "for their empirical analysis of asset prices."
Aug 14, 2013 — A hopeful-sounding GDP report led to headlines declaring that Europe's economy is over. But much more evidence is needed before that conclusion can be reached, say the experts who study economies' ups and downs.
Jun 12, 2012 — Her work on commonly managed property was honored. In 2009, she told NPR about how as a young woman she wasn't allowed to study trigonometry because it was thought she would be "barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen." She died today. Ostrom was 78.
Nov 29, 2012 — Fewer babies now means fewer working-age people a few decades from now. And that means less support for Medicare, Social Security and other programs.