Labor

The Best Economic Metric

Forget GDP and the rest. Biden's measure of a program's economic success should be: Did it help non-college Americans?

By Faiz Shakir

What That $600 a Week Really Means

Unless Congress acts, most unemployed people will be trying to scrape by on around $400 a week.

By George Wentworth

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

A Modest Proposal: Tax Worthlessness

How some economists are looking for ways to reduce the “material incentives” of pursuing lucrative but destructive professions.

By Stuart Whatley