Giving children toys for Christmas first became a thing in early nineteenth century England.
This election season has drawn enormous attention to the anxiety that many Americans in economically-distressed rural places seem ...
20 years after welfare reform, stigma surrounding cash benefits remains.
Can slower financial traders find a haven in a world of high-speed algorithms?
Executive compensation reflects neither productivity nor demand for skills in a particular sector. Yet some CEOs are still receiving 881 percent raises.
A working paper released the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests that lifting people out of poverty could cut smoking rates.
July 9 marks the 120th anniversary of Populist leader William Jennings Bryan’s famous "Cross of Gold" speech at the 1896 Democratic National Convention.
The IMF is warning against a "Brexit." But what's the history behind the organization that has such an influence in world financial affairs?
The recent anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic reminds us of the serious and often-roundabout influence socioeconomic status can ...
The significance of the date April 15 is not lost on anyone in the modern United States. But ...