Obesity trends aren’t wholly explained by socioeconomics.
On the Newsstand:Economics
Detroit is one step closer to dealing with the scrum of creditors trying to wrest away the city’s few resources. Federal Judge Steven Rhodes’s ruling allows the city to proceed in Chapter Nine bankruptcy, meaning a resolution to the financial tug-of-war is on the horizon. The designation protects the city from other suits. The eventual payouts will be decided in one ... Read More
Zak Lutz sits down with Larry Summers, Harvard's Charles W. Eliot University Professor, to talk about big government, the debt crisis, climate change, and the recent Harvard cheating scandal.
President Obama nominated current Deputy Director of the NEC Jason Furman to replace Alan Krueger.
On the geopolitical stakes of Sino-Russian cooperation.
The authors’ simplistically institutional and historical account ultimately falls short.
The best pitcher on the best team in baseball will sit out the rest of the regular season and the playoffs. And he's healthy.
Scott Brown tries to solve problems instead of throwing stones.
The HPR reports from a JFK Jr. Forum event with the PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor.
Looking at the broader questions on the discipline and profession of economics.