Economics

Our Friend the Market

Liberals need to understand: The rules that structure the market are at least as important as government programs.

By Dean Baker

Economic Dignity

We must not lose sight of what economic policy is all about: allowing people to lead dignified lives.

By Gene Sperling

Right-Sizing American Capitalism

Fundamentally rebuilding our democracy means engineering our corporations and markets to enable the freedom of the producer from the domination by the monopolist or financier.

By Matt Stoller

Doing More than Damage Repair

Jared Bernstein responds to Nick Hanauer's idea for "progressive labor standards."

By Jared Bernstein

Progressive Labor Standards

Dangerously high levels of market concentration demand a regulatory regime that holds large employers to higher standards.

By Nick Hanauer