The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.
In the report, “A College Degree is No Guarantee” from the Center for Economic and Policy Research, study authors Janelle Jones and John Schmitt find that the Great Recession has been difficult for all recent college graduates, but black graduates remain the hardest hit by unemployment.
Neighborhoods with smaller, older buildings generally perform better for the local economy than areas with newer buildings that stretch an entire block.
Despite the unemployment rate plummeting, more than 92 million Americans remain out of the labor force.
Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday much of his economic agenda and efforts to reform welfare were often misunderstood by the public, media and critics during his presidency.
As tourism season reaches its peak in Washington, AAA has compiled data showing tour buses generate billions of dollars for the nation’s capital.
An economic analyst says timetable changes made to Maryland’s minimum wage increase bill will mean $875 a year less in a full-time worker’s yearly earnings, compared to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s original plan.
All three Democratic candidates in the governor’s race agree Maryland’s economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much.
While unemployment has been a major impediment to African-Americans’ economic progress, underemployment is a bigger obstacle for them than it is for whites or Hispanics, the National Urban League says in its latest State of Black America report.
Pressing his economic case in an election year, President Barack Obama came to Michigan on Wednesday to praise the state’s ongoing effort to raise the minimum wage — and to accuse Republicans who oppose that step in Michigan and in Congress of standing in the way of prosperity for millions of Americans.