Economy

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Randall Kroszner, a former governor for the Federal Reserve, about why the U.S. economy has remained relatively h
NPR - 2 days ago
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Mary Lovely, professor of economics at Syracuse University, about the new trade agreement with China.
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Melting ice means ships are plowing along polar lanes, so Rune Rafaelsen wants Chinese investors to help turn the small town of Kirkenes into a major
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While the new deal with China lowers some trade barriers, it leaves many tariffs in place. And it dictates that China buy more from the U.S., but that
NPR - 3 days ago
In Washington state's Skagit Valley, a conflict is unfolding between Native Americans and farmers. Elk are making a comeback there. Local tribes are t
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A new cabinet in Russia, Iran takes responsibility for shooting down a plane and Parnas goes public.
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Last year, there were 10.48 births per 1,000 people — the lowest since the People's Republic of China was founded. Beijing also said its economy coo
NPR - 4 days ago
A new study from Yale School of Management found a gender bias in the housing market means single women often lose out, whether they're buying a home
NPR - 4 days ago
One winner in the new U.S.-China trade deal is the U.S. financial services industry. Bankers, investment firms and insurance companies would have more
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NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Simon Lester of the Cato Institute about the impact of the U.S.-China trade deal on the World Trade Organization.
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The Trump administration is applying what it calls a "maximum pressure" campaign on Iran. Although the economy has been hit hard, Iranians have manage
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NPR's David Greene talks to NPR's Scott Horsley and Neil Bradley of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement — or USMCA
NPR - 5 days ago
A key Boeing supplier in Wichita, Kan., is laying off 2,800 workers because of the grounded 737 Max planes. Other suppliers will likely follow as the
NPR - 5 days ago
The Trump administration has placed layers of tough sanctions on Iran for years, but it has yet to bring the economy to its knees. That's because Iran
NPR - 5 days ago
The U.S. and China signed an initial trade deal, defusing some economic tension. The agreement ups sales of American goods and services to China and p
NPR - 5 days ago
The articles of impeachment against President Trump go to the Senate Wednesday. The latest Democratic debate was held in Iowa. And, the president is s
NPR - 6 days ago
President Trump is set to sign a "phase one" trade deal with China Wednesday. The agreement relaxes some U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports. In exchange,
NPR - 6 days ago
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Larry Fink — CEO of BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager — about his plan to put climate sustainability at th
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After 75 years, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis is developing alternative measures of economic well-being.
NPR - 7 days ago
The coal power plant that provided about 80% of the Hopi Nation's budget closed last month. Tribal leaders are now trying to figure out how to replace
NPR - 7 days ago