Restraining lenders saved hundreds of billions in home value
What happened when the Argentine government lied about inflation numbers?
Using voting records from a unique transition in the 19th-century Caribbean, Christian Dippel examines the embrace of self-interest by new legislators
Sebastian Edwards finds Keynes’ public take-down of Roosevelt’s gold policies still relevant today
Nico Voigtländer found that to combat arbitrary taxes and corruption, merchants persuaded the king to cede control
A study looks at how changes in FDA labeling affect pediatric utilization of drugs
In Japan, speedier commutes let workers live farther from jobs, taking some pressure off high-priced housing markets
Taxes not high enough? An examination of Washington’s experience even suggests state ownership of pot stores might boost the public coffers
Researchers aim to help the agency, drug companies and patients better understand the complex authorization process
Data back to 1870 show similarities in the worst banking system shocks — focusing on loose lending before a meltdown
Researchers take on the difficult job of isolating for-profit prisons from a host of other factors
The government’s floating rate notes feature an added measure of security: higher interest earnings in times of rising rates
Sixty years of data suggest retirement obligations rise after Democrats scrape into office
The populist model, embraced by some on the American left, resembles policy that helped torpedo some smaller economies
Should tax-collecting agencies keep audit activity secret to discourage cheating?
A strong currency makes U.S. exports harder to sell, even outside of China