The Conversation

The ‘China shock’ of trade in the 2000s reverberates in US politics and economics – and warns of the dangers for fossil fuel workers

Containers are seen stacked at a port in Qingdao in China's eastern Shandong province on Jan. 14, 2020. STR/AFP via Getty ImagesIn December 1978, the Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping introduced economic reforms th... Read More...

People who are bad with numbers often find it harder to make ends meet – even if they are not poor

Even college-educated adults can still struggle with numbers. Prostock-Studio/iStock via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea People who are bad with n... Read More...

Manchin killed Build Back Better over inflation concerns – an economist explains why the $2 trillion bill would be unlikely to drive up prices

Manchin withdrew his support for Build Back Better. AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteOne of Sen. Joe Manchin’s main concerns in deciding to pull his support for President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan is that ... Read More...