Economy

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the American indicators, four people whose stories illustrate what the American economy faces a month after President Bid
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China, Europe, and the United States have had mixed success in controlling the pandemic, and it's shaping the economic recovery on three continents.
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The LA city budget being released today includes $1B to address homelessness. The region has been tackling the issue for years but it continues to ge
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There was lots of good news on the economic front this week. Consumers are spending more money and fewer people are getting laid off.
NPR - 6 days ago
The resounding vote against forming a union at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama is a blow to the labor movement. It has glimmers of hope — like a pro-
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Retail sales soared in March, as vaccinations and $1,400 relief payments boosted shoppers' outlook. New state unemployment claims also fell to their l
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Retail sales jumped nearly 10% in March, as shoppers, flush with $1,400 relief payments, are feeling more confident about venturing out. Weekly unempl
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Many traditional infrastructure jobs have gone to men in the past. Progressives like Rep. Katie Porter fear that the way Biden is splitting his econom
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President Biden has repeatedly promised the shift to clean energy will create "good-paying union jobs." But the wind and solar industries generally pa
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President Biden's argument that a $2 trillion infrastructure proposal would help the U.S. compete with China says a lot about how the president is app
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A political debate has become a debate over word choice: the question of what "infrastructure" even means. The answer could mean a lot for women in th
NPR - a week ago
A political debate has become a debate over word choice: the question of what "infrastructure" even means. The answer could mean a lot for women in th
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Consumer prices saw their sharpest increase in more than eight years last month, as businesses struggled to keep pace with booming demand.
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Consumer prices jumped last month as businesses struggled to keep pace with booming demand, but the Biden administration and the Federal Reserve say t
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Janelle Jones is the first Black woman to serve as chief economist at the Labor Department. She says helping marginalized groups boosts the entire eco
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After a year of being shut down due to the pandemic, Coney Island's amusement parks have reopened — at a third of their normal capacity. But busines
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At Stanford University, an assignment for a class on markets led to an experiment using economic thinking to match undergrads together romantically. I
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NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with three women who are shaping U.S. economic policy about how the Biden administration plans to tackle economic losses suffe
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The long-awaited Shuttered Venues Operators Grant, administered by the Small Business Administration, is now accepting applications.
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EPA Administrator Michael Regan says the nation's water infrastructure needs to be "stronger and more resilient to face the climate change impacts tha
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