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Economic inequality is high and rising. At the same time, many governments are struggling to balance budgets while maintaining spending for popular programs. That’s prompted some presidential candidates...

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Budweiser, the so-called King of Beers, may be on its last kegs. It may seem odd to picture the demise of the flagship brand of the world’s largest beer company. But Anheuser-Busch – the U.S.-based...

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Pay transparency is all the rage these days. President Obama has taken action to increase pay transparency among federal contractors. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which enforces laws prohibiting...

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One key goal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was to lower health care costs by giving consumers more choice over their insurer. Economic theory suggests that when consumers make informed and active choices...

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Last Thursday, the world was shocked by the untimely death of Prince, the highly prolific, Grammy-winning music icon who not only transformed music and the record industry but also provoked questions...

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When the Treasury Department announced last June that a woman would grace the vignette of a newly designed US$10 bill in 2020 – rather than founding father Alexander Hamilton – there was a groundswell...

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Tax Day is finally here. If you’re getting a refund, lucky you. But if you owe the government money, you may be worried that you have to pay the amount due by the filing deadline of April 18 – even...

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Free trade has become the Republican elephant in the room, thanks to Donald Trump. The GOP front-runner has helped make trade one of the hot-button issues of the 2016 presidential race. And it’s tearing...

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The Panama Papers have exposed the largest financial crime scandal of our lifetimes. But what has been uncovered by the Panama Papers is much more dangerous than simply greed and corruption. For those...

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Five members of the women’s national soccer team recently filed a complaint alleging the sport’s governing body in the U.S. violated the Equal Pay Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act by paying...